An 83-year-old man whose case was linked to the Casula Crossroads Hotel cluster died on Saturday morning, becoming NSW's first COVID-19 death in more than a month.
The state recorded 17 new cases in the 24 hours to 8.00pm last night, bringing the total number in NSW to 3,584.
Of the new cases, one is locally acquired without an identified known source, two are under investigation and seven are contacts of known cases.
Two cases attended the Apollo restaurant and two cases attended the Mounties Club in Mount Pritchard.
Three cases are travellers in hotel quarantine
NSW Health said there were 23,458 tests reported in the 24-hour reporting period, compared with 25,318 in the previous 24 hours.
In Saturday's daily update, NSW Health also revealed that COVIDSafe App data helped to find an additional 544 contacts of a case linked to the Mounties Club, and said a previously unrecognised exposure date from this venue was identified.
Two people in this group presented for testing and were subsequently confirmed to have COVID-19
There are now 98 cases associated with Thai Rock Wetherill Park, 57 cases associated with the Crossroads Hotel, eight cases associated with Batemans Bay Soldiers Club, 25 associated with the funeral events and five associated with Mounties in Mount Pritchard.
There are 24 cases associated with the Potts Point cluster.
While most cases in the last week have been associated with local clusters and close contact with known cases, seven in the last week have not been able to be linked to known cases.
These unlinked cases have been in people from South Western (2), Western Sydney (2), South Western Sydney (2) and Sydney (1) LHDs.