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'Our Wilcannia moment': Authorities brace for COVID devastation in NT Aboriginal communities

Sarah Matthews
By Sarah Matthews
Updated November 16 2021 - 7:39pm, first published 7:30pm
The virus has spread among nine members of an Aboriginal family in Katherine.

The current COVID-19 outbreak among a number of Aboriginal families in the Top End has been described as "our worst fear realised", with some comparing it to the devastation in Wilcannia.

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Sarah Matthews

Sarah Matthews

Northern Territory Correspondent

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