New Zealand Quarantine Worker Tests Positive for CCP Virus

A New Zealand hotel quarantine worker has tested positive for the CCP virus just days after the country announced a two-way safe zone travel bubble with Australia. The 24-year-old security worker at Grand Millennium managed isolation facility in Auckland returned a positive swab test on Tuesday after complaining of a sore throat. New Zealand Director-General of Health Dr. Ashley Bloomfield told reporters that the man had not been vaccinated. “The person returned high CT values , which can mean it is either early on in their infection, nearing the end, or the case is historical,” the health ministry announced on Thursday. “An urgent repeat test is being carried out today to give health officials a better understanding of this person’s infection. Whole Genome Sequencing will be carried out.” The hotel quarantine worker lives alone and travels to work with a colleague who has been informed and is self-isolating at home, the health ministry said. The …
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