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Tag: Omicron

NSW businesses desperate for support as Omicron wave continues

NSW businesses are struggling to keep their doors open as the number of COVID-19 cases remains high, with the government under pressure to reintroduce support.

Signs of Omicron peaking in NSW, ACT: Hunt

Health Minister Greg Hunt says there are clear signs that the spread of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus is peaking.

10 per cent of workforce could be absent as Omicron peaks

Treasury secretary Steven Kennedy has warned the national cabinet 10 per cent of the workforce could be absent with COVID, and more if schools don't reopen.

Piper Butcher releases new single Long Road

Newcastle singer, song-writer Piper Butcher has found a creative way to express heartbreak, releasing her third single 'Long Road' today.

Report a RAT: Positive results to be registered with Service NSW

Like any resident in NSW, Novocastrians who test positive to COVID-19 using a rapid antigen test (RAT) must now register their result with Service NSW. 

Morrison says Omicron impacting workforce, spending

Scott Morrison concedes the highly-infectious COVID-19 Omicron variant is having an impact on Australia's workforce and consumer spending.

Morrison says hospitals equipped for Omicron surge

Scott Morrison has stressed Australia's health systems are more than equipped to handle a rising number of Omicron infections.

HNELHD registers another 1,811 COVID-19 cases overnight

For the second consecutive day, the Hunter New England Local Health District (HNELHD) has registered more than 1,500 new COVID-19 cases.