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Hunter COVID-19 testing clinics a 'war zone' as Argyle House patron fined $10,000 for breaching isolation

Sage Swinton
By Sage Swinton
Updated December 16 2021 - 7:09am, first published 6:00am
FULL: Testing clinics have been described as a "war zone" by staff who have had to turn people away as sites hit capacity. Picture: Peter Lorimer

A man who breached self-isolation to go to The Argyle House last Wednesday, which then became a "super-spreader" event, has been fined $10,000 as cases rose to a high of 633 on Thursday.

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Sage Swinton

Sage Swinton

Journalist

Sage Swinton is a news reporter who was born and bred in the Hunter, where she has worked as a journalist for the past seven years. She's been with the Newcastle Herald since June 2020, and covers Newcastle council as well as other general news.

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