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Security guard at Rydges delivered food after catching COVID-19, inquiry hears – The Age

A security guard who worked at the Rydges outbreak hotel said he delivered food while he was positive with COVID-19 and awaiting the result of his test.



“I noticed some of the other guards were sniffing but I thought that was because it was a cold night,” the guard said in his statement tendered to the inquiry on Monday.
He said he was never told to inform anyone at the hotel if he had symptoms, nor was he sure about COVID-19 symptoms. He was never given training in COVID-19 or infection control before he began working there.
The guard told the inquiry he began to feel worse during his night shift and felt like he had a fever.
“I did not tell…

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