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Sydney security guard contracts Covid, prompting call to replace guards with nurses at quarantine hotels – The Guardian

Hotel quarantine will pose a coronavirus outbreak risk as long as the virus thrives overseas, experts warn

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A hotel security guard in Sydney has contracted Covid-19 from a returned traveller in quarantine and infection control experts say that as long as the virus rages overseas hotel quarantine will remain a source of risk of further outbreaks.
It has been suggested that security guards should now be replaced at hotels by trained nurses.
The New South Wales chief health officer, Dr Kerry Chant, announced on Tuesday that a guard who worked at the Sydney Harbour Marriott hotel in Circular Quay had mo…

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