There are no new cases of COVID-19 in Orange with 21 new cases across the Western NSW Local Health District.
This brings the total cases in the LHD during this recent outbreak to 1172.
The news is especially good for Orange and Cabonne residents who can continue to enjoy a return to freedom after stay-at-home orders were removed. Orange came out of lockdown at 12.01am Friday and Cabonne the previous week.
Across the Western NSW Local Health District the new cases reported to 8pm Saturday, included 11 at Wellington, five at Bourke and five at Cowra.
Four of the cases are linked to known cases and 17 are under investigation.
In the Far West there were five cases all in Broken Hill as of 8pm Saturday.
One of those cases was a household contact and four were linked to a known case.
The total cases in Far West Local Health District as of 8pm was 236, 88 of which were in Broken Hill, one in Balranald, and 147 in Wilcannia.
Statewide there were 961 cases and nine deaths in the 24 hours to 8pm Saturday and nine people.
NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian said the state has just passed the 85.2 per cent mark on single doses and 59.2 per cent of the state's eligible population are now fully vaccinated.
She said the government would unveil a reopening plan this week, but it was yet to decided which restrictions would ease at the 70 and 80 per cent fully-vaccinated mark.
She highlighted there were "more case numbers than we'd like to see" in the Central Coast and Illawarra.
"Hold the line, it's really important we work hard now," she said.
More than 106,000 tests were undertaken in the reporting period, the state government announced on Sunday.
NSW Health's Dr Jeremy McAnulty said more than 1000 people were in hospital with the virus, including 222 in intensive care of which 170 were on ventilators.
He said the main suburbs of concern were in Greater Sydney, while the virus has been detected in sewage systems in a number of regional towns including Muswellbrook and Grafton.
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