COVID cases: Morisset High School, Maitland Christian School and Lake Munmorah Public School shut after students test positive near Newcastle

Matt Carr
By Matt Carr
Updated August 5 2021 - 1:49am, first published August 4 2021 - 9:05pm
TESTING TIME: The queue at the University of Newcastle's testing clinic at 7.40am on Thursday. Picture: Simone De Peak

SCHOOL students in Lake Macquarie and on the Central Coast have tested positive to COVID-19 as the Hunter works to find the source of a "very high viral load" detected in Newcastle 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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