Sydney’s COVID-19 cases rise, four Australian cities in lockdown

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s New South Wales (NSW), the worst-hit state in the country’s latest coronavirus outbreak, reported 22 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases on Wednesday as four major cities endure a hard lockdown to contain the Delta variant.© Reuters/LOREN ELLIOTT COVID-19 lockdown as outbreak of new cases affect Sydney Around one in two Australians are under stay-at-home orders with Sydney, the country’s largest city, under a two-week lockdown until July 9, while Perth, Brisbane and Darwin are in snap lockdowns until later this week. Tough restrictions, including mandatory masks and curbs on… Read More