Sydney COVID-19 outbreak declares “national emergency”

The outbreak of the Delta variant of the CCP virus in Sydney has become a “national emergency,” said Gladys Beregikrian, Premier of New South Wales.

This is because the number of COVID-19 cases in Sydney increased to 136 again in 24 hours, and one man died from COVID-19, a disease caused by the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus.

Of the locally retrieved cases, 77 were linked to known cases or clusters. Sixty-five cases were household contacts and 12 were close contacts. An additional 59 cases are under investigation.

Of greatest concern in New South Wales was the way 53 new cases appeared in the community while infectious. An additional 53 cases were quarantined throughout the infection period, 17 cases were quarantined for part of the infection period, and 13 cases were under investigation.

“There is no doubt that the numbers are not going in the direction we expected at this stage. It is clear that they will not approach zero next Friday,” said Beregikrian.

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Gladys Beregicrian, Premier of New South Wales, at a press conference on July 23, 2021 in Sydney, Australia, providing the latest information on COVID-19. (AAP image / pool / Mick Chicas)
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People will arrive at the COVID-19 Drive-Through Test Clinic on July 9, 2021 in the suburbs of Fairfield, Sydney, Australia. (Lisa Marie Williams / Getty Images)

The state government has been advised by New South Wales Chief Health Officer (CHO) Kelly Chant and her team of medical personnel that Sydney is in a serious situation and declares a “national emergency.” Was the right thing to do.

“Dr. Chant and her team advised us that the current situation in New South Wales, the southern and southwestern suburbs of Sydney, is considered a national emergency,” she said. Said.

The Government of New South Wales has extended restrictions to the Cumberland and Blackwell municipalities (LGAs). That is, only authorized workers can leave the LGA. This order was previously applied to people in the Fairfield, Canterbury Bankstown, and Liverpool districts.

Blood Hazard, New South Wales Minister of Health, urged Sydney Cider to be vaccinated, calling it a “duty to do what it can” to “defeat the delta variant of the virus.”

“Can we especially remind citizens of southwestern and western Sydney that vaccination will definitely solve their obligations,” he said.

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Clinical staff will create the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine at the Claremont Showgrounds Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic in Perth, Australia, on May 3, 2021. (PaulKane / Getty Images)

Using a press conference, Beregikrian called for a “reconsideration” to prevent further spread of the country’s vaccination strategy, adding that it was necessary to “arm more vaccines” by mentioning vaccines.

“It’s very important, even if it’s the first jab, because we know it can reduce infections and protect someone up to 30%,” he said. “NSW keeps the virus safe. If we can, our country can. “

Chant responded to the premiere and called for more vaccines to be distributed to hotspot areas in southwestern and western Sydney.

Calls from Chant and Berejiklian were made by NSW Health, with most of the new cases of COVID-19 recorded coming from the southern and western regions of Sydney, 62 from the South Western Sydney Local Health District (LHD), 29. Came after revealing that is from the South Sydney LHD.