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COVID guard goes out and about after defying isolation order – Coffs Coast Advocate

A security guard looking after quarantined people defied an order to self-isolate while awaiting COVID-19 test results – and was later found to be positive.

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A security guard working at Sydney’s Marriott Hotel on quarantine duty went to a string of shops including Woolworths and K-mart while waiting for a COVID-19 test result, which later proved to be positive.
Police said Asad Niaz, 22, was told to have a mandatory test on Thursday afternoon after a fellow security guard from the same company was found to have contracted the potentially deadly disease from an American tourist in quarantine at the Circular Quay hotel.
Both guards are employed by Un…

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