Sydney Woman Fifth To Die From Latest Covid Outbreak

Case linked to Sydney removalists

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The Australian

A 53 year-old south-west Sydney woman has been found dead in her home after succumbing to Covid-19.

The 53 year-old has been identified as the mother of two of the removalists who travelled to NSW after testing positive for for the virus.

The three men including the two 27 year-old twins and a 21 year-old, were informed of their test results before travelling from Sydney to central-west NSW.

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Since news of the trios travels went public, regional areas of NSW have ben told to remain vigilant including South Bowenfels, Orange, Molong, West Hoxton and Fig Tree.

Upon being intercepted by Police, the tri were escorted back to Sydney where they were forced into isolation for 14 days.

The two men were charged with breaching lockdown restrictions by travelling to regional NSW despite knowing they had already tested positive for Covid-19.

The woman is now the fifth person to die as a result of the latest Covid-19 outbreak and the 61st covid-related death in NSW.

As police investigated the woman's Green Valley residence, the two men were forced to isolate in a car outside the house.

Covid numbers are still on the rise in NSW with another 98 local cases discovered, twenty of which were believed to have been infectious while out int he community.

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Georgie Marr

20 July 2021

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