COVID spread ‘slowing in the community’ as NSW records deadliest day of pandemic | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “COVID spread ‘slowing in the community’ as NSW records deadliest day of pandemic | ABC News” – below is their description.

NSW health authorities say evidence indicates the spread of the Omicron strain of COVID-19 is slowing in the community after the state recorded its deadliest day of the pandemic with 46 fatalities.

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