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Queensland hotel quarantine worker contracts UK strain of Covid prompting aged care lockdown

Fears the Queensland case could spark an outbreak come as Victoria records no new cases of coronavirus and NSW records one

A Queensland hotel quarantine worker has contracted the highly infectious UK strain of Covid-19, prompting the state’s health authorities to send aged care homes in parts of greater Brisbane into lockdown.

The cleaner, a woman in her 20s, was working at a hotel that contained patients with the strain, which has been found to be more infectious than previous strains.

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