Sydneysiders should prepare for longer lockdown as COVID cases spike again | 7NEWS

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  • 7NEWS Australia published this video item, entitled “Sydneysiders should prepare for longer lockdown as COVID cases spike again | 7NEWS” – below is their description.

    Sydney should prepare for a longer lockdown – that was the message from Premier Gladys Berejiklian today. 77 new cases were detected in New South Wales overnight, with 33 of those infectious in the community.

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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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    Sydney, capital of New South Wales and one of Australia‘s largest cities, is best known for its harbourfront Sydney Opera House, with a distinctive sail-like design.

    • Population: 5.23 million (2018)

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