Sumary of 'I'm very worried': Delta cluster rocks Sydney disability group home:
- There are serious concerns for vulnerable residents in a Sydney disability group home at the centre of a growing COVID-19 cluster.
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- Unisson Disability said one of its employees tested positive for the virus on Tuesday and was unknowingly infectious while working in a shared living space.
- “The employee was infectious from July 12 and worked four shifts in the same house during their infectious period until receiving the positive test result on July 20,” Unisson chief executive David Kneeshaw said.
- “Unisson is working closely with contact tracers and NSW Health to identify all potential close contacts of the employee and is organising testing to take place.
- Unisson is a NDIS-funded service which primarily offers accommodation support for people — especially those living with a learning or intellectual disability.
- NSW COVID-19 exposure sitesA northern beaches Woolworths and a Western Sydney supermarket are added to the list of exposure sites in NSW.
- “Mr Kneeshaw said because several of its Parklea houses were connected, there were now 65 staff and 21 residents identified as close contacts.