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  • 7NEWS Australia published this video item, entitled “Coronavirus spreading inside Sydney hospitals | 7NEWS” – below is their description.

    There are major developments in the spread of COVID-19 through the health system. Cases of Sydney paramedics being infected are emerging as well as a doctor and nurse at 2 separate hospitals.

    Positive cases fell today to 65, but with 28 people infectious in the community that number is predicted to rise again tomorrow.

    The entire state of Victoria has been told it’s going into lockdown. And the heat is intensifying on our authorities to get the outbreak here under control.

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