NSW records four further deaths

NSW Chief Officer Dr Kerry Chant says the state has recorded four more deaths from COVID-19.

Dr Chant said among the deaths is a woman in her 80s from Sydney’s Inner West who died at the Royal North Shore Hospital and was a resident of the Wyoming aged care facility, being the fourth death linked to the cluster.

There was also a woman in her 80s from southwestern Sydney who died at Campbelltown Hospital.

Dr Chant said there was also a man in his 80s from Western Sydney who died at Nepean Hospital where he acquired his infection.

Further, a man in his 70s from southeastern Sydney died at St George Hospital where he acquired his infection.

“Can I just extend my sincere condolences and sympathies to the loved ones,” Dr Chant said.

She said this brings the number of deaths since June 16 to 65, and the number of lives lost to the pandemic in the state to 121.