Frontline health workers face biggest challenge yet as COVID cases put pressure on hospitals | 7.30

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Frontline health workers across the country are confronting their biggest challenge yet – thousands of COVID cases putting pressure on the hospital system. On top of that there’s not enough staff to go round, with more than 9,000 off sick or isolating. Jason Om reports.

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