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Three deaths, 800+ new COVID-19 cases in NSW as jab race continues

Matt Carr
By Matt Carr
Updated August 23 2021 - 1:36am, first published 1:03am

818 new cases of transmission were recorded in the 24 hours to 8pm Sunday, with three people in their 80s dying in that period. NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian said all had underlying conditions.

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Matt Carr

Matt Carr

Newcastle Herald deputy editor

Matt began his Newcastle Herald career as a cadet in 2009. He is a Walkley nominated reporter who has covered councils, police and general news rounds across the Upper Hunter, Port Stephens, Maitland, Lake Macquarie, Cessnock and Newcastle.