Doctors say COVID-19 reopening plans 'terrifying'

Dr Stephen Parnis says doctors are worried about the impact of reopening in NSW and Victoria as the healthcare system moves into 'uncharted territory'

As Victoria joins NSW in unveiling its path to reopening, a leading emergency specialist Dr Stephen Parnis has described the thousands of additional deaths expected under the plan as “terrifying”.

Dr Stephen Parnis.

Dr Parnis says the next months are “uncharted territory” for both states, and the surge in COVID-19 cases could mean ED tents outside hospitals, ICUs in