NSW COVID cases: four deaths, 294 infections in Monday October 25 2021 update

Four deaths, 294 COVID cases added to NSW tally

NSW has recorded 294 fresh COVID cases and four deaths in the most recent 24-hour period.

NSW Health confirmed the numbers, which closely match Sunday's update.

There were 59,612 tests conducted in the 24 hours to 8pm on Sunday.

In the preceding 24 hours the state detected 296 fresh cases, with most coming from Sydney and the Hunter New England health district.

The deaths take the toll of the NSW outbreak that began in August to more than 500 people.

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There are 474 people in hospital across the state with COVID-19 and 116 require intensive care.

84.8 per cent of the state's adult population is double vaccinated, with first doses at 93 per cent.

There were no new overseas cases in the numbers announced on Monday.

Details of the four people who died, as well as a regional breakdown of where the cases were discovered, are due to be released about 11am.

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