COVID cases in Newcastle and Hunter rise as nightclub infections rise

Anita Beaumont
By Anita Beaumont
Updated December 14 2021 - 5:30am, first published 4:00am
Mandatory testing to cross the Queensland border and the new strain of the virus circulating in the Hunter has testers working overtime at the Honeysuckle COVID clinic. Picture: Peter Lorimer

HUNTER residents are beginning to see their holiday and Christmas plans crumble as the number of new COVID cases triggered by nightclub clusters continues to climb.

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Anita Beaumont

Anita Beaumont

Journalist

Anita Beaumont is a health and general news reporter at the Newcastle Herald.