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New South Wales

It's all in the testing numbers, NSW Health said.
Authorities have advised people to stay at home due to COVID-19 cases.
The new case has sparked fears the virus could have been spread in Sydney.
The NSW premier took a COVID-19 test last week, but didn't self-isolate till she received the result.
“It looks like it’s going for my leg and it’s changed its mind,” the former Australia pro surfer said.
The ArtWalk hopes to attract NSW travellers to help the community recover from the summer bushfires and the coronavirus.
New South Wales reported the biggest daily jump in coronavirus infections in two weeks on Wednesday but said there were no
“If you were door knocked and you were not found at home...that would almost certainly lead to you being fined," said Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews.
It's the highest daily increase since the pandemic began.
"A number of people will die," Victoria's Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton said.
Australia has reported just short of 8,600 cases during the pandemic and 106 deaths.
Victoria reported 127 new COVID-19 infections overnight, its biggest one-day spike since the pandemic began.
"I'm asking, appealing and pleading with those thousands of people who've indicated they're turning up to a protest - please, do not do it."
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