The Illawarra Shoalhaven local health district has recorded a record 75 cases of COVID-19.
Of those, 47 are residents of Wollongong, 17 live in Shellharbour, nine are from the Shoalhaven and two are from Kiama.
Ten of the Wollongong cases are linked to known cases and investigations are ongoing for 37 cases, while five from Shellharbour are linked to known cases and investigations are ongoing for 12 cases.
Six Shoalhaven cases are linked to known cases and investigations are ongoing for three cases, while one Kiama case is linked to a known case and investigations are ongoing for the other case.
NSW recorded 1331 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm last night.
Labor Health spokesman Ryan Park said today's figures for the ISLHD were a sober reminder of just how quickly the Delta variant can move through the community.
"I said last week that we were at a tipping point in terms of the number of cases and at the moment they are clearly going in the wrong direction " Mr Park said.
"My local colleagues and I will continue to demand the Government increase the number of vaccines available so that we can dramatically increase the number of people getting vaccinated every day.
"We are also in discussions with local health officials about increasing the number of testing facilities particularly in some of our more vulnerable communities.
"We will be making sure the Government understands that just as we have helped out other communities when they had increasing cases we will expect the same here particularly if our hospitalisation numbers increase."
Meantime, of the 1331 new NSW cases, two cases were acquired overseas, and 25 previously reported cases have been excluded following further investigation. The total number of cases in NSW since the beginning of the pandemic is 50,730.
Sadly, NSW Health is today reporting the deaths of six people with COVID-19 - four women and two men from western and south western Sydney.
One person was in their 40s, one person was in their 60s, two people were in their 70s and two people were in their 80s.
Three of the six people who died were not vaccinated and three had received one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
One person, a man in his 70s from western Sydney, acquired his infection overseas.
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