Two people staying at a Perth quarantine hotel have contracted COVID-19 while at the facility, the Western Australian Health Department has reported.
- 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 the two people caught the virus at the hotel.
The two guests had been staying at the Mercure Hotel in Perth in rooms opposite each other.
Despite arriving from different countries, the Health Department said they showed the same virus…