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Australia COVID-19 update 5 October 2021.

Australia wide — 2407 new locally acquired cases, 0 new OS acquired cases, 13 deaths.

VICTORIA
• 1,763 new from 62,189 tests, all locally acquired, 4 deaths.
• 14,368 active cases, 517 in hospital, 101 in ICU, 66 ventilated.
The highest daily local cases number recorded in any Australian state or territory.
• Deaths: A man in his 80s from Whittlesea, a woman in her 70s from Hume, man in his 60s from Whitehorse, woman in her 60s from Banyule.
• New case locations in Melbourne include high rates in the northern suburbs with Hume 309, Whittlesea 180, Moreland 90, Darebin 50. 29% or 514 cases are in the western suburbs across all local government areas with Wyndham 111, Melton 105, Brimbank 103, Moonee Valley 57, Maribyrnong 48 and Hobsons Bay 35 (concerningly, this rate has doubled over the past seven days). 21% or 370 cases are in the SE suburbs with 131 in Casey (this rate has tripled and is showing the largest growth in Melbourne).
• In regional Victoria there are 86 new cases including Geelong 16, Mitchell Shire 15, Shepparton 14 and Latrobe 9.
• There are 51 cases in Victoria's prison system, including 36 prisoners and 15 staff. All in-person personal visits to prisons across the state have been suspended.
• The CFMEU says two babies are among dozens of new positive cases linked to a violent protest outside the union's office two weeks ago. Seven of the CFMEU staff have tested positive and the virus has now spread to family members.
• Vaccination numbers: 83.2% of over 16s have had a first dose. 53% fully vaccinated.
List of exposure sites.

NEW SOUTH WALES
• 608 new from 85,642 tests, all locally acquired, 7 deaths.
• About  active cases, 978 in hospital, 190 in ICU, 94 ventilated.
• There have been 60,016 locally acquired cases reported since 16 June 2021 and 385 deaths.
• Deaths: 6 men and 1 woman ( 5 unvaccinated, 2 first dose); 1 was in their 50s, 2 in 60s, 3 in 70s, 1 in 80s; 5 were from SW Sydney, 1 from Western Sydney and 1 from Dubbo.
• Vaccinations: 88.5% aged 16 and over have had a first dose with 67.5% fully vaccinated.
• New cases by Local Health Districts are 183 SW Sydney, 96 Western Sydney, 65 Hunter New England, 51 Illawarra Shoalhaven, 50 SE Sydney, 40 Sydney, 28 Central Coast, 24 Nepean Blue Mountains, 24 Northern Sydney, 19 Southern NSW, 8 Western NSW, 6 Northern NSW, 2 Mid North Coast, 1 Murrumbidgee,4 in correctional settings, 7 yet to be assigned an LHD. 
• Lockdowns implemented in Taree, Forster and Tuncurry, extended another week in Muswellbrook.
• Cowra and Port Macquarie exit lockdown.
• Gunnedah COVID outbreak worsens in lockdown despite most locals doing the right thing, says mayor.
List of exposure sites.

ACT
• 33 new with 2,909 negative tests, all locally acquired, 2 deaths.
• 384 active cases, 14 in hospital, 5 in ICU, 3 ventilated.
• Of the 33 new cases, 5 are yet to be linked to a known source.
• At least 14 of the new cases spent time infectious in the community.
• Deaths: Two women in their 80s died overnight, one was a resident of Calvary Haydon receiving end of life care, fully vaccinated. Another was admitted to Canberra Hospital on Friday night, where she received palliative care for COVID and other issues.
List of exposure sites.

QUEENSLAND
• 2 new from 8,690 tests, both locally acquired.
• 27 active cases, 16 in hospital, 0 in ICU.
• One new local case is a three-year old girl linked to the aviation cluster and detected in quarantine. The other was a 19-year-old woman travelling home from Victoria, only infectious on her flight before being intercepted on arrival into Queensland and now in hotel quarantine.
• On yesterday's mystery case, the woman was fully vaccinated and had been for over a month. None of the three other people in her household have contracted the virus. Two of them were also fully vaccinated. Genomic sequencing hasn't linked the woman to any known cases in Queensland. The closest links are to a cluster in Victoria from September.
• A truck driver has been charged after he was caught trying to sneak a woman over the border into Queensland. The B-Double was intercepted at the M1 Vehicle Checkpoint at Tugun around 7.30pm last night. While speaking with the driver, an eagle-eyed officer spotted a woman hiding under a blanket in the back cab of the truck.
List of exposure sites.

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
• 1 new from 3,931 tests, acquired in hotel quarantine.
• The new case recorded today is a young family member of a returned diplomat announced yesterday. All are in hotel quarantine.
• 16 active cases, 6 in hospital, 2 in ICU.
• Mandatory vaccination announced for WA FIFO and mining workers, first shot before December 1.

NORTHERN TERRITORY
• 0 new from 1,698 tests.
• 6 active cases, 0 in hospital.

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
• 0 new from 4,619 tests.  
• 4 active cases, 0 in hospital.
• No new cases linked to Mount Gambier woman.
• Authorities concerned about exposure sites listed in Port Augusta and Ceduna, after a "quite infectious" truck driver visited the state.
List of exposure sites.

TASMANIA
• 0 new from 2,586 tests.
• 1 active case, 0 in hospital.
• All close contacts of a teenager who flew from Victoria and later breached home quarantine have returned negative results so far. He is now in state managed quarantine with his father. 17 close contacts and 35 casual contacts identified so far.

AUSTRALIA
• Vaccine first doses reach 80% for eligible population, as Australia rapidly climbs world vaccination charts.
• Australian treasurer Josh Frydenberg is in isolation after a staff member tested positive in his Melbourne office. He has received a negative result, but says he is remaining in isolation until further notice.

NEW ZEALAND
• 26 new from 14,905 tests, 24 locally acquired, 2 OS travellers in managed isolation (1 historical). 
• 308 active cases, 32 in hospital, 7 in ICU.
• 18 new local cases are in Auckland, 6 in Waikato district. Of today's cases, 7 are yet to be linked.
List of exposure sites.

Australia COVID-19 update 6 October 2021.

Australia wide — 2042 new locally acquired cases, 3 new OS acquired cases, 22 deaths.

VICTORIA
• 1,420 new from 71,451 tests, all locally acquired, 11 deaths.
• 14,410 active cases, 525 in hospital, 94 in ICU, 53 ventilated.
Deadliest day of Victorian outbreak so far with 11 deaths.
• Modelling suggests the state is still yet to reach the peak of infections, and hospitalisations are projected to rise alongside new cases.
• Deaths: A woman in her 70s and two women in their 90s from Whittlesea, two women and a man in their 70s and a man in his 80s from Hume, a man in his 70s from Moreland, a man in his 70s from Hobsons Bay, a woman in her 60s from Darebin and a man in his 50s from Casey.
• New case locations in Melbourne include 562 in Northern suburbs; 377 Western Suburbs such as Tarneit, Truganina and Point Cook; 307 SE suburbs, such as Pakenham, Dandenong and Noble Park; 89 Eastern suburbs such as Doncaster and Templestowe.
• Regional Victoria has 80 new cases, most significantly 15 in Greater Shepparton, 8 in Ballarat, 8 in La Trobe and 4 in Mildura.
• 84% of current outbreak cases unvaccinated, 11% first dose, 5% fully vaccinated.
List of exposure sites.

NEW SOUTH WALES
• 594 new from 90,680 tests, all locally acquired, 10 deaths.
• About 9,800 active cases, 959 in hospital, 188 in ICU, 93 ventilated.
• There have been 60,596 locally acquired cases reported since 16 June 2021 and 395 deaths.
• Deaths: 7 men and 3 woman died; 1 in their 40s, 1 in 60s, 1 in 70s, 2 in 80s, 2 in 90s; locations include 5 SW Sydney, 3 Western Sydney, 1 Wollongong, 1 Edward River region. Four people acquired their infections in aged care facilities.
• New cases by Local Health Districts are 144 SW Sydney, 95 Western Sydney, 93 Hunter New England, 55 SE Sydney, 51 Illawarra Shoalhaven, 44 Sydney, 33 Nepean Blue Mountains, 30 Central Coast, 15 Northern Sydney, 12 Southern NSW, 8 Western NSW, 3 Northern NSW, 2 Mid North Coast, 1 Murrumbidgee, 1 Far West NSW, 2 in correctional settings, 5 yet to be assigned an LHD.
• Hunter region records its highest daily infection total of 93 cases with more than half infectious in the community.
• NSW expected to hit its 70% vaccination target today after recording the lowest infection figures in seven weeks.
List of exposure sites.

ACT
• 28 new with 2,682 negative tests, all locally acquired, 1 death.
• 395 active cases, 16 in hospital, 7 in ICU, 3 ventilated.
• A woman in her 70s receiving palliative treatment at the Calvary Haydon aged care facility died overnight.
• Of the 28 new cases, 19 are linked to a known source. The new cases also include a baby who was diagnosed at Canberra Hospital.
• At least 5 of the new cases spent time infectious in the community.
List of exposure sites.

QUEENSLAND
• 3 new from 12,829 tests, all returned OS travellers in hotel quarantine.
• 26 active cases, 15 in hospital, 0 in ICU.
List of exposure sites.

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
• 0 new from 3,422 tests.
• 15 active cases, 6 in hospital, 2 in ICU.
• Mandatory vaccination requirements announced for WA FIFO and mining workers.

NORTHERN TERRITORY
• 0 new from 2,068 tests.
• 6 active cases, 0 in hospital.

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
• 0 new from 6,110 tests.  
• 3 active cases, 0 in hospital.
• Police are investigating a suspicious car fire at Mount Gambier overnight, in what appears to be a targeted attack on the home of a woman who tested positive to COVID earlier this week. The woman is in a medi-hotel in Adelaide with her children.
List of exposure sites.

TASMANIA
• 0 new from 886 tests.
• 1 active case, 0 in hospital.

NEW ZEALAND
• 41 new from 24,714 tests, 39 locally acquired, 2 OS travellers in managed isolation, 1 death. 
• 350 active cases, 32 in hospital, 7 in ICU.
• 30 new local cases are in Auckland, 9 in Waikato district.
• A person being treated for virus at Auckland's Middlemore Hospital died.
List of exposure sites.

Australia COVID-19 update 7 October 2021.

Australia wide — 2266 new locally acquired cases, 6 new OS acquired cases, 10 deaths.

VICTORIA
• 1,638 new from 77,238 tests, all locally acquired, 2 deaths.
• 15,074 active cases, 564 in hospital, 115 in ICU, 74 ventilated.
• Of those in hospital 66% unvaccinated, 27% partially vaccinated, 7% fully vaccinated.
• New case locations in Melbourne include northern suburbs 566, western suburbs 485, south east 351 and eastern suburbs 114.
• Majority of new regional cases are linked to existing cases: Mitchell Shire 17, Geelong 16, Latrobe Valley 15, Greater Shepparton 11, Mount Alexander Shire 11, Baw Baw 11, Ballarat 8, Mildura 4. 
• The Royal Childrens Hospital in Melbourne says it continues to test all parents, patients and staff following a COVID-positive parent visiting their oncology ward in recent days.
• Non-urgent surgeries cancelled at Mildura Hosptial because 60 staff and 20 patients in isolation after a positive person spent two days at facility. 
List of exposure sites.

NEW SOUTH WALES
• 587 new from 112,186 tests, all locally acquired, 8 deaths.
• About 9,500 active cases, 911 in hospital, 181 in ICU, 85 ventilated.
• There have been 60,596 locally acquired cases reported since 16 June 2021 and 403 deaths.
• Deaths: 1 in their 20s, 1 in 50s, 2 in 60s, 2 in 70s, 2 in 80s. Two people died at home and tested positive after death, a man in his 20s from western Sydney and a woman in her 80s from SE Sydney.
• New cases by Local Health Districts are 119 SW Sydney, 105 Western Sydney, 83 Hunter New England, 60 Illawarra Shoalhaven, 59 SE Sydney, 59 Sydney, 22 Northern Sydney, 21 Central Coast, 20 Nepean Blue Mountains, 15 Southern NSW, 7 Western NSW, 7 Northern NSW, 4 Murrumbidgee, 2 Far West NSW, 1 correctional settings, 3 yet to be assigned an LHD.
• The Hunter New England Health LHD has again delivered the third highest number of new cases in the state, and the highest outside of Sydney. Of the 83 new cases, 39 were infectious in the community, 31 were isolating while infectious and 13 are under investigation. On Thursday, new cases included Lake Macquarie 26, Maitland 14, Newcastle 13, Cessnock 13, 2 each in Muswellbrook and Port Stephens and 1 in Singleton. 
• Premier announces easing of restrictions from Monday, no changes to regional travel rules in NSW.
List of exposure sites.

ACT
• 41 new with 3,019 negative tests, all locally acquired.
• 395 active cases, 16 in hospital, 7 in ICU, 6 ventilated.
• Of the 41 new cases, 14 are linked to a known source with 24 under investigation.
• At least 5 of the new cases spent time infectious in the community.
• Five cases now linked to Canberra's special care nursery at the Centenary Hospital for Women and Children. A second baby and a worker at the unit tested positive overnight. 
List of exposure sites.

QUEENSLAND
• 6 new from 14,998 tests, 1 returned OS traveller in hotel quarantine, 5 mariners.
• 31 active cases, 15 in hospital, 0 in ICU.
• Five positive crew members were detected on a bulk carrier off the west coast of Cape York.
List of exposure sites.

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
• 0 new from 3,175 tests.
• 15 active cases, 6 in hospital, 3 in ICU.

NORTHERN TERRITORY
• 0 new from 650 tests.
• 6 active cases, 0 in hospital.

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
• 0 new from 7,050 tests.  
• 3 active cases, 0 in hospital.

TASMANIA
• 0 new from 1,237 tests.
• 1 active case, 0 in hospital.

NEW ZEALAND
• 31 new from 23,387 tests, 29 locally acquired, 2 OS travellers in managed isolation. 
• 376 active cases, 32 in hospital, 4 in ICU.
• 24 new local cases are in Auckland, 5 in Waikato district.
List of exposure sites.