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Children contract COVID-19

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NSW has its first cases of kids contracting the coronavirus.NSW has its first cases of kids contracting the coronavirus.

The state's Chief medico Dr KERRY CHANT this morning announced two children under the age of 10 have been confirmed.

"A two-month-old boy who was tested following close contact with a confirmed adult case and he's had minimal symptoms and is isolated at home. And in a separate unrelated case we have a seven-year-old girl who was tested following close contact with a confirmed adult case and again has minimal symptoms and isolated at home."

Meantime the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in NSW has risen to 1,029.

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