Virus alert on Jetstar flight from Melbourne to Sydney

Australia


NSW Well being is racing in opposition to time to trace down passengers on a Jetstar flight from Sydney to Melbourne who had particular permits or quarantine exemptions, after an individual on the aircraft examined optimistic to coronavirus.

There have been 47 individuals on JQ510, which left Melbourne at 11am on September 27, who didn’t endure necessary quarantine.

These deemed shut contacts of the case have been suggested to right away get examined and isolate for 14 days and keep remoted for all the interval, even when a damaging take a look at result’s obtained.

A spokesman for NSW Well being mentioned there’s “no ongoing risk of infection to the general public”.

The aircraft case was introduced as a part of Friday’s new instances, a traveller from Victoria in lodge quarantine.

The vast majority of passengers on the Jetstar flight are already enterprise necessary lodge quarantine.

Friday marked a full week for New South Wales with no group transmission, as Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk introduced she would open the border to the state if it might obtain 28 days with no group transmission.

Extra to come back.

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