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Covid-19 outbreak in Australia worsens despite lockdowns

Australia’s Covid-19 cases are continuing to rise as a result of the Delta variant.

Over one-hundred cases of Covid-19 have been reported in Sydney, despite the city entering its third week of lockdown.

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Case numbers have been at record levels in recent days.

“It is really up to us. The health expert advice will be based on what those numbers look like. I can’t be clearer than that,” State Premier Gladys Berejiklian said.

Berejiklian said the majority of cases being reported now are family members and close friends of infected people.

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She is pleading with the people to adhere to lockdown rules, which were further tightened over the weekend.

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