Shoalhaven News

The Illawarra Shoalhaven Covid death toll mounts

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COVID-19 continues to claim lives across the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District with NSW Health confirming seven more people from the region died from the virus last week.

17 people within the Local Health District have passed away from the virus since May 7 taking the region's death toll to 108 since the start of the year.

Health data shows 48 people were hospitalised with the virus in the Illawarra Shoalhaven for the week ending May 28 with seven requiring treatment in ICU.

404 new cases were confirmed in the district yesterday.

Tags: coronavirus, COVID-19, Illawarra Shoalhaven Health