There has been a significant increase in COVID cases in the month of January. The latest NSW Health Respiratory Surveillance Report for the fortnight ending 24 January 2024.
There were declines in emergency department presentations in all age-groups, which may be influenced by primary healthcare availability over the holiday period. Influenza and RSV activity is low with PCR test positivity at 4.0% and 2.1% respectively.
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