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    NSW Chief Health Officer Dr Kerry Chant defended the state not plunging into a snap lockdown, explaining three-day lockdowns could be ineffective. She said they were used as catch-up methods if contact tracers were falling behind. Subscribe and 🔔: https://bit.ly/2noaGhv | Get more breaking news at 9News.com.au: https://bit.ly/2nobVgF

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