Newcastle hospital is prepared for ICU surge and kids with COVID

Gabriel Fowler
By Gabriel Fowler
Updated September 7 2021 - 5:03am, first published 5:00am
Dedicated ward for COVID kids set up at regional NSW hospital

A dedicated COVID-19 ward has been established at a Newcastle hospital in response to an increase in the number of children being diagnosed.

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Gabriel Fowler

Gabriel Fowler

Journalist

A Walkley-award winning journalist with 20 years experience, Gabriel writes for the Newcastle Herald across a range of areas and issues including social justice & community welfare, crime/court reporting, health, human interest.