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WA Health Department confirms two people contracted COVID-19 in hotel quarantine in Perth – ABC News

Two returned travellers from different countries staying at a Perth hotel have contracted COVID-19 while in quarantine, the West Australian Health Department confirms….

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Two people staying at a Perth quarantine hotel have contracted COVID-19 while at the facility, the Western Australian Health Department has reported.
Key points:

  • The two positive cases have been in quarantine at the Mercure Hotel in Perth
  • Genomic sequencing shows they have the same COVID-19 variant
  • This is despite the returned travellers arriving from different countries

The department said the infections were previously reported as being acquired overseas, but genome sequencing data had since revealed…

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