New South Wales and Victoria record 18,211 COVID-19 cases, 10 deaths

A teenager with COVID-19 has died in Western Australia as the state records 6085 more infections.

There are 239 people in hospital with the virus, eight of whom are in intensive care.

The state’s COVID-19 death toll also includes two historical deaths – a man in his 70s and a man in his 80s.

New South Wales has reported 11,107 positive COVID-19 tests and eight COVID-related deaths. (The Sydney Morning Herald/File)
New South Wales has recorded 11,107 new COVID-19 cases and eight COVID-related deaths.

Out of the positive tests, there were 6405 positive rapid antigen tests and 4702 PCR tests in the 24-hour reporting period to 4pm yesterday.

There are currently 1588 people in hospital with the virus and 64 people being treated in intensive care units.

Meanwhile, Victoria has recorded 7104 new cases of COVID-19 and two deaths.

There are currently 438 people in hospital with the virus and 33 patients in ICU.

Eight people require ventilation.

The new COVID-19 cases included 4543 rapid antigen tests and 2561 PCR tests.

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 21: A COVID-19 testing clinic sign at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital on January 21, 2022 in Sydney, Australia. NSW has recorded 46 deaths from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, marking the deadliest day in the state since the start of the pandemic. NSW also recorded 25,168 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hour reporting period. (Photo by Jenny Evans/Getty Images)

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In Queensland, another 4894 cases were recorded and three more deaths.

There are 474 people in hospital with the virus, 14 of those are in ICU.

In Tasmania, where there are 936 new COVID-19 cases, there are 49 people in hospital with the virus but just nine of those cases are being treated specifically for COVID-19 symptoms.

There have been 318 new cases reported in the Northern Territory, where 50 patients are in hospital with the virus, one of whom is in intensive care.

In the ACT there have been just 725 infections while 58 people have been hospitalised with the virus, three of whom require intensive care.

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