John Hunter Hospital maternity ward: six parents infected in COVID outbreak, babies test negative

Matt Carr
By Matt Carr
Updated October 1 2021 - 5:22am, first published September 30 2021 - 11:12pm

A POSITIVE test in a John Hunter maternity ward patient a week ago has led to six COVID infections linked to the hospital.

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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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