Two thirds of ICU COVID patients unvaccinated as omicron charges on

Michael Parris
By Michael Parris
Updated December 28 2021 - 6:11am, first published December 27 2021 - 7:00am
BIG SWAB: Cars line up at the Honeysuckle testing station on Monday morning. Picture: Peter Lorimer

Two thirds of the growing number of COVID-19 patients in intensive care in NSW are unvaccinated.


Michael Parris

Michael Parris


Michael Parris reports on politics for the Newcastle Herald. He started at the Herald in 1994 after working in the ABC Newcastle newsroom. Michael spent much of his career as a sub-editor before moving into political reporting in 2017. He was a finalist in the Sports Australia national media awards for his stories about a male-only tennis club in Newcastle. He has covered NSW and federal elections, state and federal budgets and local politics. He has also written extensively about the COVID-19 pandemic with a special focus on data analysis and the effects of lockdowns on the Hunter community.