New South Wales’ premier has warned residents to brace for a lockdown extension as the state struggles to contain a growing outbreak of Covid-19. A woman in her 90s died as the state recorded another daily record of 77 cases.
“Tragically, we’ve seen one older person die and I want to extend my deepest condolences to their families and loved ones,” NSW State Premier Gladys Berejiklian told a daily press conference on Sunday.
The victim was a woman in her 90s who apparently contracted the disease in her household and died at Liverpool Hospital on Saturday. It is the first officially reported coronavirus-related death in Australia in 2021.
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