Residents not told of cruise ship passengers held in isolation in their building
Residents of a Sydney building were not told of the five cruise ship passengers being held there in isolation while being tested for coronavirus.
A Qantas charter flight from Hawaii brought back the passengers after they disembarked from the Norwegian Jewel cruise ship.
Listener Brooke is a resident of the Swissotel Sydney and says they haven’t been notified.
“There were police everywhere and I was told I wasn’t to be told what is happening and I live in this building.
“We’re all here trying to be safe and now we all share the same lifts as the hotel staff.
“It’s just untenable how could anyone make a decision like that when you’ve got hundreds of people living in the same building as private residents and we weren’t told!”
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Another listener is friends with one of the people being held in isolation and tells Deborah Knight they are confined to their rooms and staff leave meals on a tray outside the room.
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