Prime Minister Scott Morrison has defended Australia’s hotel quarantine system as “99.99 per cent effective” at protecting the community against COVID-19, amid calls for a change in approach from some medical experts.
- Some medical experts say hotel quarantine does not fully address the risk of airborne transmission of coronavirus
- Scott Morrison says the system is “99.99 per cent” effective
- Some states are calling for more Commonwealth quarantine facilities
A spread of infection at a quarantine hotel in Perth contributed to the city’s three-day lockdown over the past weekend, prompting some medical experts to question the current system.
Some state premiers have also called for changes that would see Commonwealth quarantine centres…
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