COVID case numbers in Newcastle today: 40 new cases of COVID-19 reported in the Hunter New England health district

Simon McCarthy
By Simon McCarthy
Updated November 8 2021 - 4:20am, first published November 7 2021 - 11:40pm
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Hospitals in the Hunter New England health district are treating 22 people for COVID-19, three of whom are in intensive care, as the regions reported 40 new cases overnight.


Simon McCarthy

Simon McCarthy

Digital Journalist, Newcastle Herald

Simon McCarthy is a digital journalist working at the Newcastle Herald in NSW. He writes and produces video and multimedia for the Herald and Herald Weekender magazine, and co-produces the Toohey's News podcast. McCarthy has worked as a journalist in regional NSW since 2013. He joined the newsroom of the Newcastle Herald in 2017 from the Northern Daily Leader in Tamworth where he worked from 2015 to 2016.

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