NSW cases increase to 77
NSW chief medical officer Dr Kerry Chant announced this morning the number of Covid-19 cases in the state rose from 65 to 77 overnight.
The surge represents 250 per cent growth in the number of cases since March 4.
Elsewhere in the state, Southern Cross University has closed its campus in Lismore, as well as further north in Queensland with its Gold Coast campus shut down.
Updated at 12:30pm AEDT on 12 March 2020.
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