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Variants of concern on the rise in NSW hotel quarantine – Sydney Morning Herald

Highly contagious COVID-19 variants are on the rise in hotel quarantine, as authorities investigate how a security guard caught the “UK strain” from a returned…



Dr Chant said the man, who worked at the hotels on weekends, had completed a shift on this floor while the traveller was staying, but there was no indication the traveller had opened his door or the security guard had come within 1.5 metres of the door.
At the moment there is not a clear and obvious breach that explains it, she said.
As a precaution, people who were staying on the 11th floor of the Sofitel will quarantine for an additional 14 days from when the returned traveller was transferred…

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