There are 16 new cases of COVID-19 across the Hunter New England Health District, with three others also under investigation.
It brings the total number to 234.
Currently, 11 COVID-19 patients are being cared for in the region’s hospitals, five in ICU, and 33 people have recovered so far.
Confirmed cases by region:
Newcastle = 48
Lake Macquarie = 39
Port Stephens = 31
Maitland = 27