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New Zealand’s COVID-19 community transmission case likely came from returned traveller in hotel – ABC News

New Zealand authorities confirm a woman who tested positive for COVID-19 while in the community likely contracted it from another returned traveller on the same…

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New Zealand authorities have confirmed a woman who tested positive for COVID-19 while in the community likely contracted it from another returned traveller on the same floor as her room in her quarantine hotel.
Key points:

  • The 56-year-old woman tested negative twice during her quarantine, before developing symptoms later
  • The infection is the South African variant of COVID-19
  • New Zealand’s first community transmission case in two months has prompted a rush for testing

The 56-year-old had recently returned…

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