140 people potentially exposed to Omicron at Sydney boat party

Hundreds of Australians may have been exposed to the new variant Omicron after a large boat party in Sydney.

Five people who attended the boat party on the Harbour last Friday night have now tested positive.

Two of them are suspected to have the new highly virulent Omicron strain.


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It means around 140 people now have to get tested and are currently isolated.

It’s understood their families and household contacts are also required to get tested.

While more genome sequencing is being done today to determine where the infected people may have got the virus from.