The COVID-19 death toll continues to rise in NSW, with the state recording another seven deaths and 1,288 new local cases overnight.
It comes as the Premier issued a grim warning that the worst is still yet to come.
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The deaths include a man in his 50s, a man in his 70s, a woman in her 70s, three men in their 80s, and a woman in her 80s.
It takes the total number of people who have passed away from the virus during the state’s latest outbreak to 107.
It’s also been confirmed that from 5am tomorrow, people who live in Sydney’s 12 LGA’s of concern will be able to have unlimited exercise.
In some positive news, more than 121,000 people came forward to get vaccinated in the past 24 hours, with NSW passing the 7 million jab mark.
The state is also on track to hit another major vaccine milestone today.
The Premier revealed 70 per cent of people in NSW are expected to have had both doses of the vaccine by October 21, which will give residents more freedoms.
Ms Berejiklian said officials “