Daily COVID numbers for Newcastle and Hunter as Dr Kerry Chant warns of more deaths and urges NSW residents to get booster shots

Updated January 17 2022 - 3:18am, first published 3:00am
Boost: NSW chief health officer Dr Kerry Chant.

A NEWCASTLE woman aged in her 90s is among the 17 people who died of COVID-19 in NSW as the state recorded 29,504 new positive cases.