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New NSW COVID-19 cases likely 10 times higher than official figures: expert – ABC News

Experts warn the number of new COVID-19 cases in New South Wales is likely to be higher than the reported daily totals as more “mystery cases” are identified.

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The number of new COVID-19 cases in New South Wales each day is likely to be up to 10 times the figure reported by authorities, according to one epidemiologist, as fears about community transmission in the state grow.
Key points:

  • Experts say there are undetected cases of community transmission in NSW
  • While Victoria has widespread community transmission, NSW is working to keep numbers contained
  • Experts say two weeks of mandated mask use would help stop asymptomatic and …

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