Two Sydney schools close due to COVID, as state records 12 new cases

Kate McIlwain
Updated August 4 2020 - 5:34pm, first published 5:15pm
State's cases stay steady, but two schools close
State's cases stay steady, but two schools close

Two Sydney schools were closed on Tuesday after three students tested positive to COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, although across the state numbers remained steady.

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Kate McIlwain

Kate McIlwain


For more than a decade, I've helped the Illawarra Mercury set the news agenda across the region. Currently I'm the paper's health reporter - covering the stories of Illawarra workers and residents in the wake of a global pandemic and at a time where our health systems are stretched to the limit.

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