An apartment complex on Sydney’s Northern Beaches has been locked down after being linked to a number of coronavirus cases.
Resident and guests at the Manly Waves Studios and Apartments, on the corner of Pacific and Malvern Avenue, have been ordered to isolate and get a test.
The source of the COVID-19 infection is still under investigation, a spokesperson from Northern Sydney Local Health District said.
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There are 26 dwellings inside the complex, and residents across five of them have already tested positive for the virus.
Health authorities are working to determine whether further transmission has occurred, and the residents are expected to be locked inside for a fortnight.
The block is located just one block back from the beach.
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