Test results returned for hotel quarantine COVID case’s close contacts

A hotel quarantine employee who broke Victoria’s 28-day streak with out a domestically acquired COVID case doesn’t seem to have handed the virus on.

Fifteen of the 26-year-old man’s 17 instant close contacts have all returned unfavourable take a look at results for coronavirus.

Premier Daniel Andrews final on Thursday night time stated it was “excellent news”.

“To this point, issues are trying constructive, however as everyone knows – the scenario can change in a short time, and we aren’t out of the woods but,” he stated.

“I can’t thank Victorians sufficient for the endurance you’ve all proven whereas we get on prime of this.”

Testing clinics had been pushed to capability on Thursday, with some individuals being turned away as early as 10am.

People wait in their cars to be tested, for COVID-19 at a pop-up testing centre in Dandenong.
Folks wait of their automobiles to be examined, for COVID-19 at a pop-up testing centre in Dandenong. Credit score: LUIS ASCUI/AAPIMAGE