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Inner West records six new deaths, 954 inner city COVID-19 cases two days before school return

By DANIEL LO SURDO Six people from the Inner West have died from COVID-19 in the last reporting period while the Sydney Local Health District recorded 954 new cases ahead of the return of NSW schools in two days. It comes as NSW recorded 52 new deaths across the state and 13,524 new infections, with […]

Five new inner city COVID-19 deaths as NSW – and Australia – records deadliest day of the pandemic

By PATRICK MCKENZIE NSW and Australia have recorded their deadliest day of the COVID-19 pandemic so far as the state recorded 36 deaths in the last reporting period, while 74 total deaths were recorded across the nation.  Five people from Sydney were among the deaths while none were recorded from the Inner West, down from […]

Four more Inner West COVID-19 deaths as NSW records 34,660 new cases

By DANIEL LO SURDO Four more people from the Inner West have died from COVID-19 as 34,660 new cases were detected by NSW Health in the last reporting period. It is part of 20 new deaths that were recorded in the 24 hours up to 8:00 pm last night, while hospitalisations reached 2,650 and 191 […]

Inner West Council experiencing staff shortages as NSW surpasses 500,000 COVID-19 cases

By TOKS OGUNDARE Inner West Council has announced it is experiencing staffing shortages due to the surging Omicron outbreak in Sydney. It comes as NSW reports 25,870 new cases on Tuesday, with hospitalisations rising to 2,186 after 156 more people were admitted for treatment yesterday. The shortages have impacted several council services, including bulky waste […]

HIV and Hepatitis warning issued for Bondi “wellness centre”

By ALLISON HORE NSW Health is urging anyone who underwent a procedure at a Bondi Junction wellness clinic to get tested for bloodborne infections like HIV after the clinic’s practitioners were found to have little knowledge of infection control. Clients at the now-closed Detoxologie clinic at Eastgate Shopping Centre in Bondi Junction are being warned […]