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New England North West COVID-19: virus cases confirmed in Tamworth, Glen Innes local government areas

Michael Parris
Caitlin Reid
By Michael Parris, and Caitlin Reid
Updated September 20 2021 - 1:46am, first published 1:40am
CASES CONFIRMED: Tamworth has a confirmed case of COVID-19 with no word yet on whether the region will be plunged into lockdown.

TAMWORTH local government area (LGA) has recorded its first case of COVID-19 since April 2020, while a second case has been confirmed in Glen Innes.

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Michael Parris

Michael Parris

Journalist

Michael Parris reports on politics for the Newcastle Herald. He started at the Herald in 1994 after working in the ABC Newcastle newsroom. Michael spent much of his career as a sub-editor before moving into political reporting in 2017. He was a finalist in the Sports Australia national media awards for his reporting about a male-only tennis club in Newcastle. He has reported on the 2019 NSW and federal elections, state and federal budgets and local politics. He has also written extensively about the COVID-19 pandemic with a special focus on data analysis and the effects of lockdowns on the Hunter community.

Caitlin Reid

Caitlin Reid

Journalist

Caitlin Reid is a journalist at the Northern Daily Leader, focussing on a range of topics including Tamworth Regional Council, education, property and entertainment. To get in touch, email caitlin.reid@austcommunitymedia.com.au