Australia Covid update live: 1,259 cases, 12 deaths as NSW hits first dose vaccination milestone; western Sydney curfew lifted; 423 cases, two deaths in Victoria

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2.23am BST

Here are the full details of those 12 Covid-19 related deaths in NSW from the health department release.

I have to say, it was extremely heart wrenching having scroll down, as the list no longer all fits in the email previous page at once. I hope everyone in Sydney is doing as okay as they can be today.

2.20am BST

NSW recorded 1,259 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm last night.

Two new cases were acquired overseas, and 36 previously reported cases have been excluded following further investigation.

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