A total of 203 people are in intensive care units (ICU) around the state, up from 191 the previous day.
It is the first time more than 200 people with Covid have been admitted to intensive care in NSW.
Meanwhile, the number of people in hospital with the virus rose to 2776 in the 24 hours to 8pm yesterday.
There were 17 deaths and 29,504 new infections in the reporting period.
The new positive cases comprised 11,858 rapid antigent tests and 17,646 PCR tests.