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‘At a delicate stage’: How to crush the threat of a second COVID wave in Sydney – Sydney Morning Herald

If the rolling 14-day average of new cases does not decline, consideration should be given to extending stay-at-home restrictions to Greater Sydney.

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In the past two weeks, Sydney has recorded 125 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19. This is more than each of the Crossroads and Thai Rock clusters. While far from being a second wave, the cluster that began in Avalon (or maybe Belrose) remains of concern. New infections have been acquired outside the northern beaches at pubs in Erskineville and Circular Quay, a workplace in the CBD and a cafe in Paddington. The potential for further transmission is real.
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