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January 27, 2022: Another 29 deaths in NSW; four in ICU across Western

By staff writer

Four people with Covid are in intensive care across the Western NSW Local Health District, and 23 are in hospital, according to the latest figures from NSW Health.

The numbers cover the 24-hour period to 8pm on January 26, 2022.

There were 684 positive cases across Western NSW, the result of 439 positive PCR test results and 245 positive Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) results.

NSW Health notes that some cases may involve people who have reported positive PCRs and RATs.

Across the state another 29 people with Covid died.

There were 19 men and 10 women.

Two people were aged in their 60s; eight people were aged in their 70s; 13 were aged in their 80s; and six were aged in their 90s.

The most recent national figures for Covid-related deaths in Australia.

"Older age is a significant risk factor for serious illness and death for COVID-19, particularly when combined with significant underlying health conditions," states NSW Health.

Four people had received three doses of a COVID-19 vaccine, 16 people had received two doses, two people have received one dose and seven people were not vaccinated.

The Western figures:

Bathurst - 127 Blayney - 16 Bogan - 9 Bourke - 10 Brewarrina - 2 Cabonne - 17 Cobar - 6 Coonamble - 12 Cowra - 16 Dubbo - 154 Forbes - 18 Gilgandra - 7 Lachlan - 13 Mid-Western - 84 Narromine - 17 Oberon - 7 Orange - 114 Parkes - 20 Walgett - 13 Warren- 4 Warrumbungle - 10 Weddin - 8

The total number of vaccines administered in NSW is 15,463,827 with 4,741,026 doses administered by NSW Health to 8pm last night and 10,722,801 administered by the GP network, pharmacies and other providers to 11:59pm on Tuesday January 25, 2022.

For more information on cases by postcode, visit:

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