Illawarra Newsroom

New cases of coronavirus in NSW and Victoria

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New South Wales has 5 new cases of coronavirus.  

One is a returned traveller in hotel quarantine.

Four are locally acquired and linked to the CBD cluster, bringing the total linked to that cluster to 61.

Meantime Victoria has reported an additional 11 COVID-19 deaths as federal authorities aim to open all states borders except for Western Australia by Christmas.

Saturday's updated death toll takes the Victorian count to 661 and nationwide tally to 748, while the southern state has also confirmed 76 new COVID-19 diagnoses.