Victoria may reach jab milestone allowing greater freedoms this week, while figures show worrying number of school closures from outbreaks
- Covid shut more than 320 schools across NSW and Victoria in past three weeks
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The full rundown on Covid in NSW today, brought to you by AAP:
NSW has added a further 296 locally acquired infections to its Covid caseload along with four more deaths.
Some 480 people with the virus remain in hospitals across the state, 119 of them in intensive care.
Meanwhile, Halloween enthusiasts are being warned to keep trick-or-treating Covid-safe.
“If you and your family are planning to celebrate Halloween this year … aim to keep the celebrations outside, provide closed packaging for treats and instead of communal lolly bowls consider other ways to distribute your treats,” NSW Health’s Jeremy McAnulty advised on Saturday.
Read the original article at The Guardian