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Here is a bit more info on the Covid-19 situation in NSW today:
There were no new local cases in the state in the 24 hours to 8 pm on Friday, NSW Health said in a statement, while five new cases were uncovered in travellers in hotel quarantine.
Two drugmakers have announced the resumption of US testing of their Covid-19 vaccine candidates.
Testing of AstraZeneca’s vaccine candidate had been halted since early September, while Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine study was paused at the beginning of last week. Each company had a study volunteer develop a serious health issue, requiring a review of safety data.