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Covid putting Sydney’s hospital system under ‘enormous pressure’, NSW health minister admits

Eighty staff at St George hospital are in isolation after a cancer patient tested positive to coronavirus

Sydney’s hospital system is under “enormous pressure” after a positive Covid case resulted in 80 staff being forced into isolation at St George hospital, the New South Wales health minister, Brad Hazzard, has admitted, while ambulances carrying coronavirus patients waited for hours outside another facility.

The St George hospital staff have been deemed close contacts of a patient in the oncology ward who tested positive.

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