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Covid-19 cases will need to keep rising in NSW before restrictions are tightened, experts say – The Guardian

Public health experts say contact tracers and hospitals will have to be close to capacity before any potential crackdown



Coronavirus cases in New South Wales will need to continue rising at their current rates until at least the middle of next week before the government will consider further tightening social restrictions, public health experts have said.
They argue the states capacity to rapidly respond to new cases has not yet been overwhelmed.
As the cluster linked to the Crossroads Hotel in Sydneys south-west grew to 40 cases on Thursday, the NSW chief health officer, Dr Kerry Chant, would not be drawn on sp…

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