‘Inadequate’: Covid breaches on the rise in Australia’s hotel quarantine | Australia news | The Guardian

Hotel quarantine Victoria

Josh Nicholas Mon 12 Jul 2021 03.30 AEST Last modified on Mon 12 Jul 2021 03.32 AEST Breaches of Australia’s quarantine system have substantially increased this year, with data showing there have been as many leaks recorded in the past three months as there were last year. There have been up to 30 breaches – where a community case of Covid has been traced back to an infection in quarantine – since the system was established in March last year for Australian citizens and permanent residents returning home. Twenty of those occurred this year.

Source: ‘Inadequate’: Covid breaches on the rise in Australia’s hotel quarantine | Australia news | The Guardian

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