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

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 Western Australia was put on alert after a returned overseas traveller tested positive to coronavirus after leaving hotel quarantine.

In Victoria, 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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