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Virus detected in Newcastle and Hunter sewage as NSW COVID case numbers hit 233

Matt Carr
By Matt Carr
Updated August 4 2021 - 4:42am, first published 12:18am
COVID detected in Newcastle sewage as NSW adds 233 cases

NEWCASTLE and Hunter residents have been urged to come forward for testing after "very high viral load" was detected in the region's sewage.

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Matt Carr

Matt Carr

Newcastle Herald deputy editor

Matt began his Newcastle Herald career as a cadet in 2009. He is a Walkley nominated reporter who has covered councils, police and general news rounds across the Upper Hunter, Port Stephens, Maitland, Lake Macquarie, Cessnock and Newcastle.

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