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'Dramatic increase' in NSW cases

Brad Hazzard
NSW Minister for Health Brad Hazzard.

The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in NSW has jumped dramatically to reach 170.

State Minister for Health Brad Hazzard says there have been 37 new cases in the 24 hours to 11am on Monday, which he described as a "dramatic increase".