Newcastle COVID outbreak: Case numbers rise with Argyle House event linked to more cases as Finnegans named another venue of concern

Anita Beaumont
By Anita Beaumont
Updated December 14 2021 - 9:09am, first published 7:00am
Long testing lines in Newcastle and the Lower Hunter on Monday and Tuesday foreshadowed rising cases numbers as Omicron spreads through the region.

A "SUPER-spreader" event at a Newcastle nightclub is likely to have caused the highest number of COVID transmissions in a single venue globally this year as Hunter residents watch their holiday and Christmas plans start to crumble.

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Anita Beaumont

Anita Beaumont

Journalist

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

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