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Covid Australia Byron Bay region close to lockdown again after contagious Sydney man flew in


Byron Bay is about to be thrown back into lockdown after a man from Sydney flew in on Saturday and was contagious in the community for two days

Byron Bay could be put back into lockdown on Tuesday morning after a Covid-infected Sydney man flew in on Saturday before testing positive on Monday.

The man arrived Saturday morning from Sydney to Ballina on Virgin Flight VA 1141 and was contagious in the Byron, Ballina and Tweed areas until their positive test result on Monday.

All passengers and crew on board the flight will be contacted by NSW Health and must be tested and self-isolate.

Further contact tracing is currently underway.



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