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‘Shut it down’: Drastic Sydney demand

Pressure is mounting for Gladys Berejiklian to send all of Sydney into lockdown after the state recorded a massive 18 cases over the last 24 hours. This news comes amid fears of a new Croydon cluster in Sydney’s inner west. Wednesday’s figures reported six new coronavirus cases that were linked to three families in the… Read More »

Teen accused of meat cleaver attack

A teen armed with a meat cleaver has allegedly struck a woman and then charged at a neighbour in Sydney’s west on Christmas Day. The 17-year-old girl allegedly attacked an older woman at a unit in Parkside Lane, Westmead just after midnight, police say. She then allegedly turned on a female neighbour who had heard… Read More »

New test could defend against virus

A new rapid COVID-19 test that can produce a positive or negative result in just 15 minutes could bolster Australia’s response to coronavirus, according to a Melbourne doctor. General practitioner Dr Peter Lewis said the rapid antigen test only surfaced in the medical realm in the past few weeks and was already being manufactured in… Read More »

Beaches cluster linked to overseas strain

The NSW Premier has confirmed Sydney’s northern beaches cluster is linked to an international strain. Health authorities are now racing to determine how a couple living in the northern beaches became infected, with the virus spreading through the northern suburbs. There are now 17 cases linked to the outbreak. Gladys Berejiklian said it is not… Read More »