Hunter New England region records two deaths, 3424 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours to 8pm on January 5, 2022

By Nick Bielby
Updated January 6 2022 - 1:57am, first published 12:00am

Two people from the Lake Macquarie area were among the latest to die from COVID-19, as the Hunter New England region experienced another jump in the daily number of newly-confirmed infections.