SYDNEY CASES SURGE | NSW Premier confirms new record in community transmission | 7NEWS

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NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has confirmed that the state recorded 172 new locally acquired cases of COVID in the 24 hours to 8pm last night.

Of these locally acquired cases, 85 are linked to a known case or cluster – 66 are household contacts and 19 are close contacts – and the source of infection for 87 cases is under investigation. 61 cases were in isolation throughout their infectious period and 19 cases were in isolation for part of their infectious period. 60 cases were infectious in the community, and the isolation status of 32 cases remains under investigation.

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