Melbourne’s hotel quarantine cluster continues to grow

Melbourne’s now reportedly on the verge of lockdown measures, now that their latest coronavirus cluster has grown to 13.

Two more people returned positive results overnight, both are household contacts of previous cases.

There’s now a fresh alert for Melbourne airport as well, with an infected person travelling through there on Tuesday.


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Anyone who attended Brunetti coffee shop at Terminal 4 between 4.45 am and 1.15 pm on February 9 is being told to get tested and isolate immediately for two weeks.

There are now almost 30 exposure sights that authorities are aware of, prompting fears that Greater Melbourne may be forced into a snap lockdown to prevent a potential third wave.

For a list of up to date exposure sights, click here.

Other states have reacted quickly to the potential outbreak, with South Australia putting in place a hard border lockdown.

Western Australia has extended its border restrictions with Victoria for another week, and Queensland has reintroduced the border declaration system.

Related article: Qld reinstates border pass system as Melbourne cluster grows

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I can feel the border checkpoints coming back already, we didn’t even get 20 days this time, FML

Won’t be a full lockdown until the tennis is finished!