COVID: 916 new cases in Northern Rivers, one death

There were 916 new covid cases reported in the Northern Rivers today.

This number includes results from 515 positive PCR tests and 401 positive rapid antigen tests.

A person in their 70s from the Tweed Heads area died from covid overnight.

There are 50 covid patients in hospitals in Northern NSW with six of these in ICU.

The LGA case locations are for PCR tests only:

Kyogle 7

Richmond Valley 29

Lismore 37

Ballina 69

Byron  64

Clarence Valley 62

Tweed 247

In NSW there were 25,168 positive covid tests reported today. 10,015 were from rapid antigen tests and 15,153 from PCR testing.

There are 2,743 hospitalisations with 209 people in ICU.

There were 46 covid deaths across the state.

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