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Hundreds more at risk from COVID-19 cluster at inner-city hotel

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Wednesday January 13, 2021

Genomic sequencing has linked six cases of the more contagious UK strain of COVID-19 to Brisbane’s Hotel Grand Chancellor, sparking moves to ensure hundreds more Queenslanders go into quarantine.

Brisbane’s Hotel Grand Chancellor has a COVID-19 cluster.

Chief Health Officer Dr Jeannette Young today revealed a previously unknown link between a man who arrived from the UK on December 30, his partner, a cleaner and her partner, and two people who subsequently arrived from Lebanon.

Their virus is the same, and may have been spread on the seventh floor of the…



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