Newcastle and Hunter New England COVID-19 numbers hit 35 for October 19 2021

Matt Carr
By Matt Carr
Updated October 19 2021 - 1:36am, first published October 18 2021 - 11:41pm

A WELCOME dip in COVID case numbers has finally extended to the Hunter, with the region's fresh case count under 50 for the first time in over a week.

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Matt Carr

Matt Carr

Newcastle Herald deputy editor

Matt began his Newcastle Herald career as a cadet in 2009. He is a Walkley nominated reporter who has covered councils, police and general news rounds across the Upper Hunter, Port Stephens, Maitland, Lake Macquarie, Cessnock and Newcastle.