Two more people have sadly died in New South Wales as a result of the delta strain of Covid-19.
A woman in her 80s passed away at a home in Pendle Hill, in western Sydney this afternoon.
Earlier today, a man in his 80s passed away at Campbelltown Hospital.
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New South Wales Health has confirmed the deaths in a statement this evening.
They are the ninth and tenth deaths in Sydney as a result of this latest outbreak.
Overall, 66 people have died in New South Wales since the start of the pandemic.
It comes as another 145 coronavirus cases were diagnosed within the state today, with at least 51 of them in the community while infectious.
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