NSW has recorded 8782 new COVID-19 cases and another five virus-related deaths.
Four men and a woman died with the virus.
Two were aged in their 70s, two were in their 90s and one was over 100.
They had all received at least two doses of a vaccine and one of them had three.
There are 1009 coronavirus patients currently in NSW hospitals, 43 of them in intensive care and 16 on ventilators.
Of the latest infections, 5509 were recorded using rapid antigen kits and 3273 via PCR lab tests.
Some 95.8 per cent of people aged 16 and over in NSW have had at least one dose and 94.4 per cent have had two.
Third doses of a vaccine have been given to 55.7 per cent of the population aged over 16, which includes 59.7 per cent of everyone eligible for a booster after completing a required two doses more than three months ago.
Some 83.6 per cent of children aged 12 to 15 have had one dose and 79 per cent have had two doses, while 47.8 per cent of primary school aged children aged five to 11 have had their first dose.
Authorities say anyone who tests positive to the virus and is isolating during the NSW flood emergency should comply with orders to evacuate.
COVID-19 positive people arriving at flood evacuation centres must notify staff, wear a mask and physically distance from others.
Australian Associated Press
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