Australia’s most populous state on Sunday extended social distancing curbs in Sydney by a week after authorities could not find a transmission path between an infected overseas traveller and a resident in his 50s who tested positive last week.
“There has been a lot of work to identify how the transmission event occurred. Unfortunately, we haven’t found that missing link,” NSW state Chief Health Officer Kerry Chant told reporters in Sydney.
Chant said the man may have contracted the virus through brief contact with a currently unidentified person who was infectious.
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