NSW COVID cases rise by 282, one death two weeks after lockdown lifted

Matt Carr
Updated October 25 2021 - 10:52pm, first published 10:00pm
Kerry Chant is pushing Sydney hotspot residents to push for even higher COVID-19 vaccination rates.

NSW is treating more than 100 people in intensive care as COVID numbers continue to climb, albeit at a slowing rate.

Matt Carr

Matt Carr

Newcastle Herald deputy editor

Matt began his Newcastle Herald career as a cadet in 2009. He is a Walkley nominated reporter who has covered councils, police and general news rounds across the Upper Hunter, Port Stephens, Maitland, Lake Macquarie, Cessnock and Newcastle. Now his focus is on digital storytelling and breaking news.