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Brad Hazzard says hotel worker COVID-19 case not linked to any local transmission – ABC News

NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard says genomic sequencing has confirmed the COVID-19 strain found in hotel worker originated from the United States, likely from…

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NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard says genomic sequencing has confirmed the COVID-19 strain found in a Sydney hotel worker originated from the United States, likely from a self-isolating airline crew.
Key points:

  • The hotel worker case broke NSW’s run of 26 days without a local case
  • NSW Health has confirmed the case was picked up in a quarantine hotel, not from the local community
  • Health Minister Brad Hazzard said it was a “massive relief”

Mr Hazzard said the Minto woman’s infection was something of…

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