New Covid variant raises concern about stranger-to-stranger transmission

Sally Whyte
By Sally Whyte
Updated June 1 2021 - 10:41pm, first published 2:00pm
Experts have raised concerns about casual contact transmission of COVID-19. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

Health authorities in Victoria are warning people who have frequented shopping centres listed as exposure sites in that state's COVID-19 outbreak to closely follow instructions around isolating and getting tested, following four instances of "stranger-to-stranger transmission" of the virus.

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Sally Whyte

Sally Whyte

Federal Politics Reporter

I report on a range of issues in federal politics and the public service, with a real passion for how decisions made in Canberra affect the lives of Australians.

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