Newcastle Omicron exposure as Hunter New England confirms a case of the COVID-19 variant

Matt Carr
Updated December 12 2021 - 5:04pm, first published 5:00pm

THE Omicron variant has reached the region, with a confirmed case in Hunter New England and a Newcastle nightclub exposure from someone "likely to have the Omicron variant of concern".

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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. Now his focus is on digital storytelling and breaking news.

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