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Australia's COVID-19 cases hospitalisations hit new records 

The Week | 04/01/2022 09:02 AM | Click to read full article

New virus cases in Australia surged to record levels on Tuesday, increasing the strain on hospitals and testing centers across the country. In New South Wales, Australia's most populous state, 23,131 new cases were reported, an increase on the record of 22,577 cases on New Year's Day.

There were 1,344 people in hospitals, up 140 on the previous day and 78 more than the record previously set in late September.