The Hunter health district recorded 47 new COV ID-19 cases on Tuesday, down from almost 100 at the end of last week.
The new cases included 13 in Maitland local government area, 11 in Lake Macquarie, nine in Cessnock, six in Newcastle, three in Port Stephens, three in Taree and two in Tamworth.
Eighteen of the cases were infectious in the community and 13 were not linked to previous known cases.
Twenty-three of the 1102 active cases are being treated in hospital, including four in intensive care.
Hunter New England Health listed the Warners Bay Subway in Macquarie Road as a new exposure site on Tuesday last week from 9am to 2pm.
Anyone who visited the store at this time must get tested and isolate until receiving a negative result.
NSW recorded 360 new cases, the lowest tally since August 13, and five deaths.
Of the state population aged 16 and over, 90.4 per cent has received a first dose of a vaccine and 74 per cent is double-dosed.
NSW hospitals are treating 766 people for COVID-19, down from a peak of 1253 a month ago.
The hospital patients include 155 in intensive care, down from 242 on September 22.
The case numbers today are the first time the state has seen a drop below 400 cases a day since August 13.