A man from a rural area of eastern Sydney is the first person to be infected in the area for more than a month.
Australia’s most populous country in New South Wales (NSW) on Wednesday said its first report obtained by COVID-19 for more than a month, sent officials rushing to find out where the virus came from.
A 50-year-old man who was diagnosed with the virus went to a cinema, restaurant, cafeteria and grocery store in eastern Sydney without knowing he was infected, he said on Wednesday.
The infected person has not been overseas recently and is not working at a high-risk job such as hospital or hospital delivery, NSW Chief Health Officer Kerry Chant told reporters in Sydney.
“Because of all the means we expect someone to get the disease is not known,” Chant said. Close the required numbers to test and isolate them.
Australia has experienced a coronavirus outbreak through cross-border, border crossings and rapid communication channels, with more than 29,800 people and 910 people dying from the epidemic.
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