Australia’s New South Wales Sees Its Highest Coronavirus Death Count

Pedestrians cross an intersection in the city centre, as the state of New South Wales surpasses the 90 percent double-dose coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination target for its population aged 16 and over, in Sydney, Australia, November 9, 2021. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Australia’s most populous state, New South Wales, recorded its highest number of daily COVID-19 deaths on Saturday as the Omicron variant sweeps the country and lawmakers face pressure to close widening supply chain gaps.

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SOURCE: Reuters – Reporting by Byron Kaye; Editing by William Mallard and Ana Nicolaci da Costa