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‘Rampant’: fears over growing Covid outbreak at Sydney’s Villawood detention centre

Detainees fear being quarantined amid growing outbreak as government accused of inaction

Sources inside Sydney’s Villawood detention centre say a Covid-19 outbreak inside the facility is rampant, with growing infection numbers across compounds.

The Australian Border Force – having previously declined to answer questions on the number of cases – said late Thursday there were 18 confirmed infections. Sources inside the centre had previously put the figure at close to 70, out of a population of 450.

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