Dubbo has recorded a further 22 positive cases of COVID-19 as the Western NSW total sits at 759.
Western NSW 38 new cases with Bourke recording nine cases, both Bathurst and Orange had three cases.
There was also one case recorded for the Bogan Shire in Nyngan, however the case has since been determined to be in Dubbo.
As of 8pm Friday, September 3, there were 18 patients who have also been admitted to hospital across the District; 4 of which are in ICU.
From the 38 new cases at least seven of the cases have been infectious in the community, with five of those for at least two days. Eighteen cases are linked to other clusters, with 13 household contacts and five linked to a cluster or known cases.
Twenty of the cases are still under investigation.
NSW broke it's own record for the highest number of positive COVID-19 cases in a single day with 1533 new locally acquired cases being recorded to 8pm on Friday.
NSW Health is now caring for more than 11,000 people with COVID, but Health Minister Brad Hazzard said the vast majority were at home or in special accommodation, rather than hospital.
More than 1000 people are in hospital, however, including 173 people in intensive care, and 62 people on ventilators.
Another four people have died with COVID: a man in his 60s, a woman in her 80s, a man in his 50s, and a man in his 70s.
Almost 130,000 vaccines were administered on Friday, bringing the proportion of NSW residents aged 16 and over with at least one shot to 72 per cent.
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