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Wilcannia celebrates two weeks without a new case after Covid hit ‘like a cyclone’

Town is in recovery as other regional NSW Aboriginal communities face a surge in cases of more than 400%

Wilcannia locals are celebrating the news there have been no new Covid cases for two weeks, but say they are now on the long path to recovery after the virus hit “like a cyclone” in August.

Wednesday was the 15th consecutive day of no new cases, an “incredible” outcome according to Brendon Adams, who runs Wilcannia River radio and who worked on the frontline during the crisis.

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