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Bondi backpacker hostel in lockdown over COVID scare


A backpacker hostel at Bondi Beach has been forced into lockdown and has been cordoned off by NSW Police over a COVID scare.

On Thursday afternoon, health officials confirmed at least one positive COVID-19 case at Noahs Bondi Backpackers.

But they hold concerns more are still to be confirmed.

NSW Police are keeping everyone on site until more is determined.

A team of officials from NSW Health has been deployed to the site to test all of the backpackers.

It is not yet known which strain of COVID the backpacker has contracted. 
It is not yet known which strain of COVID the backpacker has contracted.  Credit: 7NEWS

It is not yet known which strain of COVID the backpacker has contracted.

The same hostel in Bondi was at the centre of another COVID scare in April last year.

More to come.



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