NSW recorded 1288 Covid cases on Thursday and tragically seven deaths from the virus.
The entire state is currently locked down and police are cracking down on compliance measures as authorities battle to contain the spread of the virulent Delta strain.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
The seven deaths recorded in the 24 hours to 8pm on Wednesday include a man in his 50s, two people in their 70s and four people in their 80s. The death toll for the current NSW outbreak is now 107.
NSW chief health officer Dr Kerry Chant (left), NSW health minister Brad Hazzard (centre) and premier Gladys Berejiklian (right) at the NSW Covid press conference on Thursday
There are 957 COVID-19 patients in NSW in hospital, with 160 people in intensive care and 64 ventilated.
Premier Gladys Berejiklian also announced on Thursday that residents of the 12 local government areas of concern would be able to conduct unlimited daily exercise, rather than the one hour per day