New South Wales has announced a record 45,098 new cases and nine Covid deaths in the past 24 hours.
There are now 1795 infected people in the state’s hospitals, with 145 in intensive care as of Saturday morning.
More than 93 per cent of eligible people are fully vaccinated in the state.
A total of 116,000 tests were taken on Friday.
It comes after NSW broke its daily record for Covid cases again on Friday, reporting 38,625 infections and 11 more deaths of people with the virus.
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