A Sydney man in his 50s has examined constructive for COVID-19 and well being officers now worry the coronavirus might have unfold locally.
The person, from japanese Sydney, examined constructive on Wednesday morning.
It was unclear the place the person might need been contaminated and officers stated he hadn’t travelled abroad just lately.
He additionally doesn’t work in lodge quarantine, border management or well being, officers stated.
A genome sequencing evaluation was anticipated to offer additional clues as to the place the person was contaminated inside 24 hours, NSW chief well being officer Kerry Chant stated shortly after 1pm.
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They included a Bondi Junction film theatre, Occasion Cinemas, the place the person noticed the film The Courier on Friday, April 30 between 6pm and 8pm.
Well being officers are urgently making an attempt to get in contact with shut contacts of the person, and people which were contacted have been examined and are isolating.
It was believed the person has been infectious since April 30.
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Initially printed as Mystery over source of new case