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NSW Covid numbers set to explode after more than 50,000 positive rapid tests registered

State government says it was preparing for sharp rise and it’s likely to be days before clearer picture of true count emerges

The number of Covid-19 cases reported in New South Wales is set to explode on Thursday after more than 50,000 people registered positive rapid antigen tests on the government’s new app within six hours of it launching.

After the state recorded 34,759 new Covid-19 cases via PCR tests on Wednesday, the customer service minister, Victor Dominello, told radio station 2GB that 53,909 positive rapid tests had been registered since it became available on the Service NSW app at 9am.

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