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NSW ‘on guard’ as premier warns more cases likely after mystery infection

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NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has warned more locally acquired cases are likely after a Sydney man was diagnosed with the coronavirus with no idea where he could have caught it.

The unvaccinated man in his 50s from the eastern suburbs had not been overseas and did not work in hotel quarantine, health or border control and had not been interstate.

Ms Berejiklian told NSW residents to “be on guard, no matter where you live” because there was no known source of the mystery infection.

“If there is one case and there’s no direct connection, we have to assume there’s other cases. Our response will be proportionate as it always has been in NSW,” she said.

The results of genome sequencing are expected on Thursday as NSW Health contact…



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