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SA Chief Public Health Officer Nicola Spurrier apologises for wrongly suggesting man breached coronavirus quarantine – ABC News

Nicola Spurrier apologises for wrongly suggesting a man had breached coronavirus rules by visiting several Adelaide shopping centres, after it was revealed SA Health…

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South Australia’s Chief Public Health Officer Nicola Spurrier has apologised for wrongly suggesting yesterday that a man breached coronavirus quarantine and put the state at risk.
Key points:

  • Professor Spurrier clarified that the man did nothing wrong
  • SA Health had sustained the false breach allegation over 24 hours
  • An epidemiologist argues ‘blame and shame’ undermines contact tracing

The man in his 30s has been exposed to major public backlash over the past 24 hours.
But authorities conceded at a…

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