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    <p class=”mol-para-with-font”>A returned traveller staying at the same Sydney hotel where a security guard contracted Covid has tested positive to the virus. </p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian said the latest infection could be the ‘missing link’ for health authorities investigating the state’s first local case of transmission in more than 50 days. </p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>The premier said the returned traveller was quarantining on the 11th floor of Sydney’s Sofitel hotel where a security guard is believed to have caught the highly contagious UK virus strain last week from a hotel guest.  </p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>’It’s not surprising the case is on the same floor as the security guard and the traveller that had the original case,’ she said. </p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>’Health believes they acquired it after they went into the hotel so we are being upfront about that.

    They didn’t have the virus when they came to the hotel.</p><div class=”moduleFull mol-video”><div><div itemprop=”video” itemscope=”itemscope” website content=”NSW records one new local case of COVID-19 on Wednesday March 17″ itemprop=”name” /><meta content=”PT03M01S” itemprop=”duration” /><meta website itemprop=”thumbnailUrl” /><meta website itemprop=”contentURL” /><meta content=”2021-03-17T02:37:50+0000″ itemprop=”uploadDate” /><meta content=”576″ itemprop=”height” /><meta content=”1024″ itemprop=”width” /><meta content=”NSW records one new local case of COVID-19 on Wednesday March 17, 2021.” itemprop=”description” /><div class=”item”> <div class=”vjs-video-container vjs-fixed vjs-span-two-col news” id=”v-6666578364581198347″> <video controls=”” class=”video-js vjs-default-skin” website records one new local case of COVID-19 on Wednesday March website records one new local case of COVID-19 on Wednesday March 17, 2021.website preload=”none”> <source website type=”video/mp4″></source> </video> </div> </div> </div></div></div><div class=”artSplitter mol-img-group” style=”style”> <div class=”mol-img”> <div class=”image-wrap”> A general view of the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth in Sydney on Sunday after a security guard contracted Covid-19 </div> <noscript> A general view of the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth in Sydney on Sunday after a security guard contracted Covid-19 </noscript> </div> <p class=”imageCaption”>A general view of the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth in Sydney on Sunday after a security guard contracted coronavirus</p></div><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>’It is only fair for us to classify this as community transmission although obviously, they’re in quarantine and not in the community.'</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>Mr Berejiklian said there is ‘no cause for 주소모음 us to be alarmed in the community’ as the positive case is in hotel quarantine.  </p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>Health authorities were on high alert after the 47-year-old security guard was on Sunday diagnosed with Covid-19, breaking the state’s 55-day virus-free run.</p><div><div data-track-module=”am-related_carousel^related_carousel” data-track-selector=”.rotator-panels a:not([class*=external])” data-dm-rotator-rotate=”false” data-track-pos=”static” data-preferred-shared-network-enabled=”” data-dm-rotator-auto-init=”” id=”p-21″ class=”related-carousel with-fb-or-tw news half” data-dm-rotator-active-class=”active” data-dm-rotator-page-count=”1.0″ data-dm-social-article-auto-init=”” data-dm-rotator-page-size=”1″> <div class=”rotator bdrcc”> <div class=”rotator-title”> <h2>RELATED ARTICLES</h2> <ul class=”rotator-pages link-xocc”> <li class=”rotator-prev”>Previous

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    </div> </div><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>It isn’t clear how the guard contracted the virus as there were no obvious breaches of health protocols.</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>However the guard has the same highly contagious UK virus strain as an infected traveller residing on the floor on which he worked.</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>It was hoped the guard was less contagious after receiving the first shot of the Pfizer vaccine, NSW Health’s Dr Jeremy McAnulty said on Tuesday. </p><div class=”artSplitter mol-img-group” style=”style”> <div class=”mol-img”> <div class=”image-wrap”> NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian earlier said Wednesday's confirmed infection could be the 'missing link' for health authorities investigating the state's first local case of transmission in more than 50 days </div> <noscript> NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian earlier said Wednesday's confirmed infection could be the 'missing link' for health authorities investigating the state's first local case of transmission in more than 50 days </noscript> </div> <p class=”imageCaption”>NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian said the latest infection could be the ‘missing link’ for health authorities investigating the state’s first local case of transmission in more than 50 days</p></div><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>The latest infection in hotel quarantine comes as NSW residents can finally stand at the bar and enjoy a cold one after 12 long months. </p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>From Wednesday, revellers in NSW will be permitted to stand and drink at a bar, as promised during the state’s last round of restriction-easing in late February. </p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>The premier on Tuesday reiterated her determination to get as many people vaccinated against Covid-19 as possible, 링크모음 saying the AstraZeneca jab is safe and ‘absolutely critical’.</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>Numerous countries have suspended their AstraZeneca rollout after some recipients developed blood clots, but Ms Berejiklian is not deterred.</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>’I have full confidence in the vaccine and I have full confidence in our health experts.

    I certainly wouldn’t have taken it if I hadn’t done my homework – which I have – and I feel completely safe,’ she said.</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>Within three weeks, 링크모음 NSW will have completed an extra 80,000 jabs and 45,000 new people would have started their vaccine process.</p><div class=”artSplitter mol-img-group” style=”style”> <div class=”mol-img”> <div class=”image-wrap”> The premier on Tuesday reiterated her determination to get as many people vaccinated against Covid-19 as possible, saying the AstraZeneca jab is safe and 'absolutely critical' </div> <noscript> The premier on Tuesday reiterated her determination to get as many people vaccinated against Covid-19 as possible, saying the AstraZeneca jab is safe and 'absolutely critical' </noscript> </div> <p class=”imageCaption”>The premier on Tuesday reiterated her determination to get as many people vaccinated against Covid-19 as possible, saying the AstraZeneca jab is safe and 링크모음 ‘absolutely critical'</p></div></div>

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