Melbourne is rocked by ANOTHER optimistic coronavirus case as authorities scramble to launch a listing of venues the contaminated girl visited
- Lady has examined optimistic to Covid after launch from quarantine in Melbourne
- The girl was cleared to go away the Vacation Inn Melbourne Airport on Sunday
- Her case follows employee at identical lodge who on Sunday examined optimistic to Covid
- Authorities are dashing to find out if the lady visited any public venues
A lady has examined optimistic for coronavirus simply 48 hours after finishing 14-days of isolation in lodge quarantine.
The Victorian Division of Well being tweeted on Tuesday afternoon they’ve been notified of the brand new case who was cleared to go away the Vacation Inn Melbourne Airport on Sunday.
A ‘sturdy public well being response’ in now underway with authorities at present scrambling to discern if the lady has visited any public venues whereas being infectious.
There at the moment are three circumstances linked to the Vacation Inn Melbourne Airport outbreak.
‘Interviews with the person are underway. Early indications are that the person has not left her house since exiting Resort Quarantine on 7 February, apart from to acquire a check in a COVIDsafe setting,’ the Division of Well being stated.
The girl was cleared to go away the Vacation Inn Melbourne Airport (pictured) however has since examined optimistic to COVID-19
Melbourne’s quarantine circumstances:
February 3 – A 26-year outdated man examined optimistic for Covid-19 after working at Melbourne’s Grand Hyatt Resort as a resident safety help officer for the Australian Open tennis quarantine program.
February 7 – A lady in her 50s working in lodge quarantine on the Vacation Inn Melbourne Airport recorded a optimistic check for the extremely contagious UK Covid variant.
It’s not recognized how she contracted the virus with authorities claiming no protocol breaches have been discovered on CCTV.
February 9 – A meals and beverage employee on the Vacation Inn Melbourne Airport examined optimistic for coronavirus
A second an infection was additionally recorded on Tuesday with a girl who had left lodge quarantine on Sunday returning a optimistic check.
The division stated the lady had examined adverse on a number of situations throughout her quarantine on the lodge and left the ability on Sunday.
She then sought to be examined once more in response to the present outbreak on the Vacation Inn and acquired a optimistic check on Tuesday.
An up to date checklist of publicity website places and members of the general public deemed to be shut contacts is anticipated to be launched within the subsequent day.
‘Main shut contacts will embody previous residents of the Vacation Inn who accomplished their quarantine interval on 7 February,’ the division stated.
These from the lodge who had simply accomplished their quarantine on Sunday shall be required to isolate once more for one more 14 days.
Twelve Australian Defence Pressure staff and 9 law enforcement officials who labored on the lodge have been amongst those that have been ordered into self-quarantine after the optimistic outcome.
Victoria Police Minister Lisa Neville addresses the media throughout a press convention in Melbourne, February 6, 2021
Well being staff check for Covid-19 at Royal Melbourne Showgrounds on Monday. The lodge quarantine employee examined optimistic after her shift on Sunday
A meals and beverage employee on the Vacation Inn Melbourne Airport additionally recorded a optimistic check on Tuesday.
It comes after a girl in her 50s working on the identical lodge returned a optimistic check on Sunday.
Lower than every week in the past on February 3, a employee at Melbourne’s Grand Hyatt Resort additionally grew to become contaminated.