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Australia Mystery case among four new local cases of coronavirus in NSW

04:26  29 october  2020
04:26  29 october  2020 Source:   9news.com.au

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Four new local cases of coronavirus were diagnosed in NSW to 8pm Wednesday, while another infection was recorded in hotel quarantine. NSW Health said one of the community cases remains under investigation and the other three infections are linked - household or close contacts

NSW recorded one new case of local transmission of coronavirus on Monday. The resident of Newmarch House in Sydney's west has recovered after being infected Health authorities in NSW earlier confirmed four new coronavirus cases and expressed concern about declining testing rates.

There are four new local cases of coronavirus in New South Wales, with one of these still under investigation.

The mystery case is in a person from south-west Sydney, and the other three are household or close contacts of this person.

Two of these people are students from the Malek Fahd Islamic School in Hoxton Park. The school has been closed for two weeks and will undergo deep cleaning.

READ MORE: Sydney school closed due to positive COVID-19 case

https://twitter.com/NSWHealth/status/1321603881109868544

"Health is confident there will be a link to an existing cluster," NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian said today.

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There have been four new confirmed cases of coronavirus in New South Wales , while a doctor working at Sydney's Ryde Hospital has been revealed as one of two people diagnosed on Monday. Key points: Four new cases have been announced for NSW , bringing the total to 13.

New South Wales records four new coronavirus cases — two in hotel quarantine, one in a household of a previous case and a mystery case in a hotel security guard reported The case of a hotel security guard is still under investigation, authorities say. (ABC News: Brendan Esposito).

There were 14,230 tests in the past 24 hours.

Just one person with the virus is in ICU in NSW.

NSW Health's Dr Jeremy Mcanulty told Today this morning that although figures are low, the virus is still circulating.

"What we have been seeing a pattern in the last few weeks is we have seen COVID rumbling along and identifying little clusters.

"We are particularly concerned that we get on top of these early and we really thank the community's cooperation for going into isolation when they are identified as a contact."

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