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Who is ‘patient zero’ of Victoria’s coronavirus second wave? Here’s what we know – ABC News

Did Victoria’s second wave start with a night duty manager in a quarantine hotel in inner Melbourne? Here’s what we know and what remains unclear.



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The Age newspaper has reported that “patient zero” in Victoria’s second wave of coronavirus was a night duty manager at Melbourne’s Rydges on Swanston hotel, which was being used as a quarantine hotel for returned overseas travellers.
In June, Premier Daniel Andrews said a “genomic sequencing” briefing he had received connected a “significant number” of cases in the north of Melbourne to hotel quarantine.
He said the cases, detected in late May and early June, could be linked to people working…

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