Omicron, Australia: Parliament House is SHUT amid Omicron fears Greens staffer tests positive Covid 


Parliament House is SHUT amid Omicron fears as Greens staffer tests positive to Covid










There are growing fears of an Omicron superspreader event in Parliament House after a Greens MP tested positive for coronavirus.

Federal Greens leader Adam Bandt and his party are in isolation on Sunday morning after a member tested positive for the virus.

Officials are now scrambling to determine whether the person was infectious in the community in Canberra during the time of their infection.  

There are fears of an Omicron superspreader event in Parliament House after a Greens MP tested positive for coronavirus

There are fears of an Omicron superspreader event in Parliament House after a Greens MP tested positive for coronavirus

The positive case has been confirmed to have been working inside Parliament House between November 30 and December 2. 

Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Labor leader Anthony Albanese were all in the building last week when the minister is believed to have been inside. 

The building will be closed to the public until authorities are finished with their investigations.

The ACT has the highest vaccination rates within the community in Australia, with more than 95 per cent of its population doubled jabbed. 

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