There has been one new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District overnight, bringing the total number to 115.
The person is aged in the 60 to 69 group.
Of these cases, four patients are being cared for in Wollongong Hospital, and two patients are in Shoalhaven Hospital.
There were 114 confirmed cases on Monday, which was an increase of 11 over the weekend.
The public health unit is now contacting close contacts of the new case diagnosed, and asking them to self-isolate for 14 days from last contact.
They will be contacted every day to check that they are well and any contact who develops COVID-19 symptoms will be tested for the infection.
Of the 115 cases, 24 are aged 60 to 69; 21 are 70 to 79; and there is 16 in the 40 to 49, and 14 in the 50 to 59 age groups.
There are 12 cases of people aged over 80.
Younger people are also affected with 10 cases aged 30 to 39 years; 16 people aged 20 to 29 and there's 2 under 20.
Meantime, across the state as at 8pm on Monday, an additional 49 cases of COVID-19 have been diagnosed since 8pm April 5, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in NSW to 2,686.
There are 229 COVID-19 cases being treated in NSW. This includes 37 cases in intensive care units, and 24 of these require ventilators.
A further 2,108 people were tested for COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm Monday.
NSW Health confirmed the death of three people from COVID-19, bringing the states total deaths to 21.
A 90 year-old male with confirmed COVID-19 died in Liverpool Hospital. He was a resident of Opal Care Bankstown, the second death in a resident from the facility.
A 90 year-old male with confirmed COVID-19 died at Baptist Care (Dorothy Henderson Lodge) in Macquarie Park. He is the sixth death in a resident from the facility.
An 87 year-old woman, confirmed COVID-19, passed away at Sutherland Hospital. She was a passenger on the Ruby Princess.
In line with national COVID-19 control guidelines, NSW Health has increased testing in areas which may be at elevated risk of community transmission.
People in these areas who have symptoms including fever and/or flu-like symptoms such as cough, sore throat or shortness of breath are encouraged to get tested.
The new areas are Nowra and South Nowra, Waverley, Woollahra, Dee Why, Manly, Ryde, Macquarie Park, Broken Hill, Lake Macquarie, Manning, Byron and Port Macquarie.
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