The Shoalhaven has recorded six new cases of COVID-19 overnight, with the source of infection for four of these cases under investigation.
Of these numbers, the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District confirmed four of these cases are located in the 2540 postcode with the other two located in 2541.
Across the Illawarra Shoalhaven district, 38 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in the 24 hours to 8pm last night.
Wollongong recorded 17 new cases, with nine linked to known cases and Shellharbour recorded 15, with two linked to known cases.
There have now been 2,139 local cases of COVID-19 in the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District since the start of the current outbreak in June.
The state also saw a drop in numbers and recorded 360 new COVID-19 cases overnight.
Five deaths were also reported.
90.4 per cent of the population aged over 16 years has now received a first dose of the vaccine while 74 per cent are double-dosed.
There are currently 766 COVID-19 cases admitted to hospital, with 155 people in intensive care, 74 of whom require ventilation.
There were 88,988 tests conducted yesterday.
To find COVID-19 testing clinics in the Shoalhaven, visit the district's website for a full list and updated opening hours and times.
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