A Sydney resident with COVID-19 visited Victoria and South Australia whereas infectious, the well being division has confirmed.
On Monday morning, Well being Minister Martin Foley held a press convention and mentioned authorities had been knowledgeable of the case by NSW Well being very late on Sunday.
The person is from Higher Sydney and was working as a removalist in Victoria, the place he visited a lot of houses as a part of the job.
He stayed in a single day in Victoria on July 8 after which drove to South Australia earlier than returning to NSW.
The person examined constructive to the virus on July 11.
There are anticipated to be a lot of publicity websites in relation to the person’s actions.
“The NSW well being workforce have offered us with preliminary excessive degree findings from their interview late final evening concerning that particular person’s actions in Victoria,” Foley mentioned.
“As a part of that interview we want to fill within the gaps as quickly as potential.
“It might seem the particular person crossed the land border from Sydney, got here down, did some work in Melbourne and continued on into South Australia and went again to New South Wales.”
‘We want to fill within the gaps as quickly as potential.’
The constructive case was included NSW’s 112 COVID-19 case figures on Monday.
“He shall be in NSW numbers, however it will seem from preliminary dialog he would have been infectious in each Victoria and South Australia throughout his work interval,” Foley mentioned.
Monday was Victoria’s twelfth straight day of zero native coronavirus circumstances.