NSW Health Minister Warns Against Grand Final Parties Tonight
Preventing a surge in cases
The NSW Health Minister is urging anyone thinking of hosting NRL Grand Final parties tonight to reconsider.
The states seen a huge drop in Covid cases, recording 667 infections overnight - down from 813 yesterday.
AFL Grand Final parties are believed to have sparked a huge surge is cases in Melbourne.
Brad Hazzard says it's crucial NSW doesn't follow in its footsteps.
"You shouldn't be having people at home. To have gone from 1599 cases just three weeks ago to 667 cases today has taken a lot of work. Please don't ruin that," he said.
In other news, the New South Wales Transport Minister is expected to announce he's quitting state politics.
Andrew Constance will face the media in a couple of hours.
9 is reporting he'll run for the Federal seat of Gilmore.
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