Melbourne aged care resident and nurse test positive for Covid as Victoria’s records four new cases

Posted by on June 5, 2021 11:38 pm
Categories: Global Stories

Resident is fully vaccinated and asymptomatic and nurse last worked on Saturday as health authorities struggle to contain cluster of two variants

Two further cases of local Covid transmission – a resident and a nurse at an aged care home – have been identified in Victoria in addition to the two infections officially recorded by the state on Sunday, as health officials continue to hunt for the source of a growing cluster of the highly infectious Delta variant.

The newly infected 79-year-old resident at the Arcare aged care home in Maidstone in Melbourne’s west lives in “close proximity” to the centre’s previous two cases.

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