Sydney Residents Report Long Lines for COVID Tests as Infections Soar

Residents of Sydney, Australia, reported long lines at COVID-19 testing clinics, as infections across New South Wales soared on December 22.

New South Wales Health said it recorded 3,763 new COVID cases and two deaths on Wednesday.

This footage, filmed by Jack Begbie, shows dozens of vehicles waiting in line to be tested in the Sydney suburb of Stanmore.

According to official reports from the state’s transport agency, traffic was backed up along Stanmore Road, as people rushed to get tests before the holiday weekend. Credit: Jack Begbie via Storyful

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