Thousands to spend Christmas Day in isolation across the Hunter as case numbers soar

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By Max McKinney
Updated December 24 2021 - 3:17am, first published December 23 2021 - 11:00pm
MAKING THE MOST OF IT: Charmaine Sorrenson, 33, and her two children Eli, five, and Emma, seven - who all have COVID-19 - and the family's cat, Oompa, outside their Adamstown home on Thursday. Picture: Marina Neil

IT will be a Christmas like no other across the Hunter this year with the region's COVID-19 outbreak forcing thousands into insolation.

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Max McKinney

Journalist at Newcastle Herald

Max McKinney is a sports reporter with the Newcastle Herald. He previously worked in news, reporting on local government and transport. He is covering the Newcastle Knights in 2022, along with local sport.