NSW has recorded 863 new locally-acquired COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours.
Sadly, a further 15 people with the virus have also passed away, marking the state’s deadliest day.
NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard confirmed two of today’s new cases were detected in northern NSW, including a Queensland truck driver.
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The truck driver tested positive in Tweed Heads and
Despite the new cases, the Tweed and Byron Bay have escaped being forced back into lockdown for now after only emerging from stay-at-home orders overnight.
More to come.