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    Sydneysiders are on edge with fears of a lockdown growing as NSW struggles to contain a coronavirus cluster following a “super-spreader event”.

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    New South Wales is a southeastern Australian state, distinguished by its coastal cities and national parks. Sydney, its capital, is home to iconic structures such as the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge.

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