292 coronavirus cases in health district stretching from Sydney CBD to Royal National Park

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 across Sydney as of 24 March 2020 at 8 pm, by Local Health District. Picture: NSW Health
Confirmed cases of COVID-19 across Sydney as of 24 March 2020 at 8 pm, by Local Health District. Picture: NSW Health

The health district covering St George and Sutherland Shire has the highest number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Sydney.

A total of 292 cases have been recorded in the South Eastern Sydney Local Health District, which covers seven council areas from the CBD to Royal National Park.

NSW Health released figures and maps following numerous media requests.

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 across NSW as of 24 March 2020 at 8 pm, by Local Health District. Picture: NSW Health

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 across NSW as of 24 March 2020 at 8 pm, by Local Health District. Picture: NSW Health

There have been 10,543 tests carried out in the South Eastern Sydney Local Health District, of which 2.77 per cent have tested positive.

Northern Sydney has the second highest number of cases - 209 - where 12,550 tests have been carried out.

Figures were also provided for each council area on the number of cases locally acquired where a contact has not been identified.

The number of such cases was in the 1-4 range for Bayside, Georges River and Sutherland Shire.

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