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Indigenous Australians ‘going through hell’ as Wilcannia Covid outbreak worsens

Fears overcrowded housing and lack of basic supplies have exposed community members to unacceptable risk

Indigenous leaders in the far western New South Wales town of Wilcannia have pleaded for more government support to cope with a growing local Covid outbreak, amid fears that overcrowded housing and a lack of basic supplies have heightened the risk to vulnerable community members.

There were 12 new Covid cases reported by the NSW government in Wilcannia on Saturday.

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