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‘People will die’: doctors warn Covid surge is filling up NSW hospitals

Urgent routine treatment is being cancelled, with capacity closer to limit than officials admit, medics say

Hospitals in NSW are much closer to capacity due to surging Covid cases than is being admitted by officials, warn doctors and nurses, with one saying the system has “never been this bad”.

One senior specialist said “even the most routine urgent treatment” was already being cancelled to divert resources to Covid. “People will die,” he said.

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