Coronavirus: Sydney may call in more troops to enforce lockdown as Delta outbreak spirals


Extra Australian military personnel may be called in to ensure compliance with lockdown rules in Sydney, the New South Wales state government said on Thursday, as the highly infectious Delta coronavirus variant spreads into regional areas.The move comes as Australia’s capital, Canberra, 260km southwest of Sydney, announced a snap one-week lockdown from Thursday evening after reporting its first locally acquired case of Covid-19 in more than a year.Australia is battling to get on top of the fast…

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