BATHURST has made it two days in a row of no new COVID cases.
The NSW Government's 11am update said there were 44 new cases in the Western NSW Local Health District to 8pm on Sunday, but none of them were in Bathurst.
There were 35 in Dubbo, six in Bourke, two in Orange and one in Narromine.
The good news for Bathurst followed the city adding three new cases to 8pm on Friday, though only one was reported as being infectious in the community.
The state added 1281 new COVID cases in the 24 hours to 8pm Sunday and now has 1071 cases in hospital, 177 in intensive care and 67 of those cases requiring ventilation.
There were five deaths in the 24-hour reporting period: four in Sydney and one in the Southern Highlands.
A Western NSW Local Health District-Australian Defence Force walk-in vaccination clinic opened at Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre on Monday morning and had reached capacity for its first day within hours.
It will run for the rest of the week and on Saturday.
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