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The Informer: NSW long COVID lockdown draws to close after more than 100 days

Doug Dingwall
By Doug Dingwall
October 10 2021 - 6:30am
NSW Dominic Perrottet said the state's era of 'blood, sweat and no beers' was over. Picture: Sylvia Liber

For many in NSW, 100 days may have never felt so long. On the eve of the state's reopening from lockdown on Monday, attention remains firmly fixed on how NSW will handle the next phase of the pandemic. As it prepared to end its 100-day lockdown, it recorded 477 new cases of COVID-19, the state's lowest daily figure since mid-August.

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Doug Dingwall

Doug Dingwall

Public Service Editor

Doug Dingwall is The Canberra Times' Public Service Editor. He writes about government and federal politics, and edits The Public Sector Informant. He has an interest in integrity and industrial relations. Previously he worked at The Examiner in Launceston, where he won a Tasmanian Human Rights Award in 2016 for his reporting. Contact him on doug.dingwall@canberratimes.com.au

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