BREAKING : Two unlinked coronavirus cases pop up in Sydney

Two more people have tested positive to coronavirus in Sydney this afternoon, with the source of their infections currently unknown.

A woman in her 60s and a man in his 70s returned the positive results today, with their cases quickly linked to each other.

However the source of their infections is currently unknown.


They reside in Sydney’s northern beaches, where rapid contract tracing is underway.

The pair reportedly visited a number of venues while infectious.

New South Wales confirmed the new infections, and have begun urgent genome sequencing. It’s understood results are expected over the next couple of days.

It comes after a 46-year-old Sydney worker tested positive yesterday, after being closely linked to quarantine operations.

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