Kerry Chant

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Kerry Chant said : "An important aspect of the continued rollout is ensuring everyone at risk of COVID-19 has access to vaccination as close to their homes as possible," External link

9news Saturday, February 27, 2021 5:58:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "An important aspect of the continued rollout is ensuring everyone at risk of COVID-19 has access to vaccination as close to their homes as possible," External link

illawarramercury Saturday, February 27, 2021 3:51:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “The timeframes for that roadmap have been laid out, but they may be brought forward,” “But the key message is, when it is your time, please roll up your sleeves and get vaccinated” External link

smh Thursday, February 25, 2021 1:50:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "While we are putting incredible protections at our borders, and rolling out vaccine to our border workers and quarantine workers is the highest priority," "The risk of an event where we get that transmission is still ever-present" External link

abc-au Wednesday, February 24, 2021 4:44:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “The timeframes for that roadmap have been laid out, but they may be brought forward,” “But the key message is, when it is your time, please roll up your sleeves and get vaccinated” External link

smh Monday, February 22, 2021 7:20:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “The timeframes for that roadmap have been laid out, but they may be brought forward,” “But the key message is, when it is your time, please roll up your sleeves and get vaccinated” External link

brisbanetimes Monday, February 22, 2021 5:43:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "When it is your time, please roll up your sleeve and get vaccinated," External link

illawarramercury Monday, February 22, 2021 4:51:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "When it is your time, please roll up your sleeve and get vaccinated," External link

maitlandmercury Monday, February 22, 2021 3:09:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “The timeframes for that roadmap have been laid out, but they may be brought forward,” “But the key messages, when it is your time, please roll up your sleeves and get vaccinated” External link

theherald-au Monday, February 22, 2021 2:56:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “The timeframes for that roadmap have been laid out, but they may be brought forward,” “But the key messages, when it is your time, please roll up your sleeves and get vaccinated” External link

smh Monday, February 22, 2021 2:23:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “While there is a possibility to get six doses out of each vial, that’s really contingent on us getting access to low dead space volume needles,” External link

smh Friday, February 19, 2021 2:32:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “While there is a possibility to get six doses out of each vial, that’s really contingent on us getting access to low dead space volume needles,” External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, February 18, 2021 11:33:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “While there is a possibility to get six doses out of each vial, that’s really contingent on us getting access to low dead space volume needles,” External link

theherald-au Thursday, February 18, 2021 10:14:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “While there is a possibility to get six doses out of each vial, that’s really contingent on us getting access to low dead space volume needles,” External link

theherald-au Thursday, February 18, 2021 1:35:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “While there is a possibility to get six doses out of each vial, that’s really contingent on us getting access to low dead space volume needles,” External link

theage Thursday, February 18, 2021 11:26:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “While there is a possibility to get six doses out of each vial, that’s really contingent on us getting access to low dead space volume needles,” External link

theherald-au Thursday, February 18, 2021 10:33:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “While there is a possibility to get six doses out of each vial, that’s really contingent on us getting access to low dead space volume needles,” External link

smh Thursday, February 18, 2021 10:16:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We’ve been in a good position that we’ve been able to wait [for] the international experience with the vaccine and learn from that,” External link

smh Wednesday, February 17, 2021 11:00:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We’ve been in a good position that we’ve been able to wait [for] the international experience with the vaccine and learn from that,” External link

theherald-au Wednesday, February 17, 2021 10:19:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We’ve been in a good position that we’ve been able to wait [for] the international experience with the vaccine and learn from that,” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, February 17, 2021 9:22:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Clearly the priority for us is we need to protect our workers to come in contact with COVID-19 patients day in, day out," "We have a list of people working in our quarantine system… we will then be calling those people to book appointments in the next week" External link

9news Wednesday, February 17, 2021 5:33:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We’ve been in a good position that we’ve been able to wait [for] the international experience with the vaccine and learn from that,” “Being able to rationally engage with our colleagues in other nations to make sure that [this] goes as smoothly as possible in terms of implementation of the program,” External link

theage Wednesday, February 17, 2021 4:49:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Clearly the priority for us is we need to protect our workers to come in contact with COVID-19 patients day in, day out," "We have a list of people working in our quarantine system…we will then be calling those people to book appointments in the next week" External link

9news Wednesday, February 17, 2021 3:50:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This is particularly important in areas where we've had recent cases, particularly western and southwest Sydney," External link

sinacom-en Wednesday, January 27, 2021 7:55:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This is particularly important in areas where we've had recent cases, particularly western and south-west Sydney," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, January 27, 2021 5:54:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Investigations are ongoing, but there is no ongoing risk to patients or staff," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, January 18, 2021 1:34:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "That will give us some insights into terms of what genomic linkage, whether it's Berala or Avalon or keeping our options open, but that would be obviously what we would be considering," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, January 18, 2021 1:34:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Investigations are ongoing, but there is no ongoing risk to patients or staff," External link

smh Sunday, January 17, 2021 11:07:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "That will give us some insights into terms of what genomic linkage, whether it's Berala or Avalon or keeping our options open, but that would be obviously what we would be considering," External link

smh Sunday, January 17, 2021 11:07:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Investigations are ongoing, but there is no ongoing risk to patients or staff," External link

smh Sunday, January 17, 2021 12:43:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “That will give us some insights into terms of what genomic linkage, whether it's Berala or Avalon or keeping our options open, but that would be obviously what we would be considering,” External link

smh Sunday, January 17, 2021 12:43:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Investigations are ongoing, but there is no ongoing risk to patients or staff," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, January 17, 2021 8:51:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “That will give us some insights into terms of what genomic linkage, whether it's Berala or Avalon or keeping our options open, but that would be obviously what we would be considering,” External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, January 17, 2021 8:51:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Investigations are ongoing, but there is no ongoing risk to patients or staff," External link

theage Sunday, January 17, 2021 7:21:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “That will give us some insights into terms of what genomic linkage, whether it's Berala or Avalon or keeping our options open, but that would be obviously what we would be considering,” External link

theage Sunday, January 17, 2021 7:21:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "That catchment takes in a very broad catchment of suburbs," "So please go on to our website and if you are in that catchment, again, the most minuscule of symptoms please come out and get tested" External link

qt Sunday, January 17, 2021 5:07:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Investigations are ongoing, but there is no ongoing risk to patients or staff," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, January 17, 2021 3:52:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “That will give us some insights into terms of what genomic linkage, whether it's Berala or Avalon or keeping our options open, but that would be obviously what we would be considering,” External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, January 17, 2021 3:52:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “That will give us some insights into terms of what genomic linkage, whether it's Berala or Avalon or keeping our options open, but they would be obviously what we would be considering,” External link

theage Sunday, January 17, 2021 3:47:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "there is no ongoing risk to patients or staff there" External link

abc-au Sunday, January 17, 2021 3:22:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It is a plea to the community to come out for testing regardless how minimal your symptoms might be," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, January 15, 2021 4:53:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It is a plea to the community to come out for testing regardless how minimal your symptoms might be," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, January 15, 2021 3:39:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant told : “It would take at least three, maybe four weeks and so I need the community to be on track with us,” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, January 14, 2021 2:57:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant told : "It would take at least three, maybe four weeks and so I need the community to be on track with us," External link

bordermail Wednesday, January 13, 2021 10:53:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant told : "It would take at least three, maybe four weeks and so I need the community to be on track with us," External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, January 13, 2021 7:58:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "The virus is clearly contributing to the increased picture, the increased number of cases in the UK, but there are also other contextual factors about where the UK is, in the middle of winter," "We know that indoor settings, where you're crowded inside, and particularly in households or small indoor venues, you're going to encourage the virus to be more readily transmitted" External link

qt Wednesday, January 13, 2021 9:55:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It means we are currently testing widely around what we call 'upstream contacts', a broad net, to attempt to find any missing link in those chains of transmission," External link

abc-au Wednesday, January 13, 2021 9:17:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant told : "It would take at least three, maybe four weeks, and so I need the community to be on track with us," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, January 13, 2021 8:18:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant told : "It would take at least three, maybe four weeks, and so I need the community to be on track with us," External link

bordermail Wednesday, January 13, 2021 7:26:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It means we are currently testing widely around what we call 'upstream contacts', a broad net, to attempt to find any missing link in those chains of transmission," External link

abc-au Wednesday, January 13, 2021 5:49:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It means we are currently testing widely around what we call 'upstream contacts', a broad net, to attempt to find any missing link in those chains of transmission," External link

abc-au Wednesday, January 13, 2021 3:54:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "I'm particularly urging people in the Greater Western Sydney area - so that picks up all of south-western Sydney, those areas of Liverpool, Fairfield, Bankstown and those areas into Western Sydney," External link

9news Wednesday, January 13, 2021 3:30:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It means we are currently testing widely around what we call 'upstream contacts', a broad net, to attempt to find any missing link in those chains of transmission," External link

abc-au Wednesday, January 13, 2021 3:28:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "As you know, we take a very precautionary role given the importance of healthcare workers being COVID-free also the fact that emergency departments have a lot of vulnerable people attend with underlying health conditions," External link

peopledaily Monday, January 11, 2021 10:21:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We take a very precautionary role given the importance of health care workers being COVID-free and also the fact that the emergency department have a lot of vulnerable people attend with underlying health conditions, ” “So you would expect us to take a very cautious approach” External link

theepochtimes Monday, January 11, 2021 10:09:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "As you know, we take a very precautionary role given the importance of healthcare workers being COVID-free also the fact that emergency departments have a lot of vulnerable people attend with underlying health conditions," External link

sinacom-en Monday, January 11, 2021 8:55:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It may be he's been unwell for a while," External link

theage Monday, January 11, 2021 6:40:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “As you know, we take a very precautionary role given the importance of healthcare workers being Covid-free and also the fact that emergency departments have a lot of vulnerable people attend with underlying health conditions,” External link

yahoo-au Monday, January 11, 2021 4:14:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "As a precaution, we are ensuring that all staff or patients who may have had inadvertent contact are assessed and appropriate public health measures put in place," External link

9news Monday, January 11, 2021 3:28:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We need to maintain those high rates of testing for at least 14 days and I would like to see them sustained beyond that," "But for the next 14 days, it is critical that we mop up any unrecognised chains of transmission" External link

abc-au Sunday, January 10, 2021 4:49:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We also asking people to be cautious about large gatherings and household events - hence the restrictions around the numbers of visitors that are permitted to houses each day," External link

illawarramercury Sunday, January 10, 2021 4:31:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It's really pleasing to see the vaccine is within our reach ... to be perfectly frank at the moment I really want the community focused on achieving no community transmission," External link

theage Saturday, January 9, 2021 4:26:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "As the Premier indicated, we are seeing the emergence worldwide of a number of strains, and with travel, they are no longer the UK strain or the South African strain. We live in a global world and so all returning travellers are at increasing risk of having one of these mutations which need to be investigated," External link

smh Saturday, January 9, 2021 3:53:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It is important to note that some people still can have remnants of the virus for a long time, so we will use an expert panel to ensure we are not releasing cases that are infectious and that will require more intensive testing if anyone still remains [positive]," "It is important to remember with the sensitivity of our tests, there are people where we can detect very low levels of virus fragments that don't present a risk" External link

smh Saturday, January 9, 2021 3:53:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "One of the challenges of just targeting one particular country or UK strain is that we are a world, international travellers go everywhere, and I think we have learned that with COVID, we cannot block a particular group at a particular point in time," "There will be mutations arising everywhere," External link

smh Saturday, January 9, 2021 3:53:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Obviously there is a different set of criteria if you have been hospitalised, there are much more stringent guidelines," External link

theage Saturday, January 9, 2021 1:53:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "The Communicable Diseases Network Australia guidelines have been renewed and we will further discuss that situation today," External link

theage Saturday, January 9, 2021 1:53:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "In NSW we've now re-instituted PCR testing on all negatives, but we are also making sure that we have the timely genetic genome sequencing, so again that can inform the decision-making," External link

theage Saturday, January 9, 2021 1:53:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "As the Premier indicated, we are seeing the emergence worldwide of a number of strains, and with travel, they are no longer the UK strain or the South African strain. We live in a global world and so all returning travellers are at increasing risk of having one of these mutations which need to be investigated," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, January 9, 2021 12:03:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It is important to note that some people still can have remnants of the virus for a long time, so we will use an expert panel to ensure we are not releasing cases that are infectious and that will require more intensive testing if anyone still remains [positive]," "It is important to remember with the sensitivity of our tests, there are people where we can detect very low levels of virus fragments that don't present a risk" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, January 9, 2021 12:03:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "One of the challenges of just targeting one particular country or UK strain is that we are a world, international travellers go everywhere, and I think we have learned that with COVID, we cannot block a particular group at a particular point in time," "There will be mutations arising everywhere," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, January 9, 2021 12:03:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Obviously there is a different set of criteria if you have been hospitalised, there are much more stringent guidelines," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, January 9, 2021 11:14:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "The Communicable Diseases Network Australia guidelines have been renewed and we will further discuss that situation today," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, January 9, 2021 11:14:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "In NSW we've now re-instituted PCR testing on all negatives, but we are also making sure that we have the timely genetic genome sequencing, so again that can inform the decision-making," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, January 9, 2021 11:14:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Obviously there is a different set of criteria if you have been hospitalised, there are much more stringent guidelines," External link

smh Saturday, January 9, 2021 7:09:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "The Communicable Diseases Network Australia guidelines have been renewed and we will further discuss that situation today," External link

smh Saturday, January 9, 2021 7:09:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "In NSW we've now re-instituted PCR testing on all negatives, but we are also making sure that we have the timely genetic genome sequencing, so again that can inform the decision-making," External link

smh Saturday, January 9, 2021 7:09:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Obviously there is a different set of criteria if you have been hospitalised, there are much more stringent guidelines," External link

smh Saturday, January 9, 2021 3:57:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "The Communicable Diseases Network Australia guidelines have been renewed and we will further discuss that situation today," External link

smh Saturday, January 9, 2021 3:57:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "In NSW we've now re-instituted PCR testing on all negatives, but we are also making sure that we have the timely genetic genome sequencing, so again that can inform the decision-making," External link

smh Saturday, January 9, 2021 3:57:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "As the Premier indicated, we are seeing the emergence worldwide of a number of strains, and with travel, they are no longer the UK strain or the South African strain. We live in a global world and so all returning travellers are at increasing risk of having one of these mutations which need to be investigated," External link

watoday Saturday, January 9, 2021 3:51:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It is important to note that some people still can have remnants of the virus for a long time, so we will use an expert panel to ensure we are not releasing cases that are infectious and that will require more intensive testing if anyone still remains [positive]," "It is important to remember with the sensitivity of our tests, there are people where we can detect very low levels of virus fragments that don't present a risk" External link

watoday Saturday, January 9, 2021 3:51:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "One of the challenges of just targeting one particular country or UK strain is that we are a world, international travellers go everywhere, and I think we have learned that with COVID, we cannot block a particular group at a particular point in time," "There will be mutations arising everywhere," External link

watoday Saturday, January 9, 2021 3:22:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are aware that some people are still out there with symptoms who aren't getting tested," External link

9news Saturday, January 9, 2021 3:19:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "There are concerns that this South African strain does share a similar mutation from the UK that may be associated with increased transmissibility. That is why we are taking a very cautious approach there," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, January 9, 2021 3:15:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "There are concerns that this South African strain does share a similar mutation from the UK that may be associated with increased transmissibility. That is why we are taking a very cautious approach there," External link

watoday Saturday, January 9, 2021 2:51:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant told : “Preliminary tests arriving last night, identified a group of four travellers in the Special Health Accomodation, who are positive for the new COVID variant identified in South Africa,” External link

dailytelegraph Saturday, January 9, 2021 12:36:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "There are concerns that this South African strain does share a similar mutation from the UK that may be associated with increased transmissibility. That is why we are taking a very cautious approach there," External link

smh Friday, January 8, 2021 11:55:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "One of the challenges of just targeting one particular country or UK strain is that we are a world, international travellers go everywhere, and I think we have learned that with COVID, we cannot block a particular group at a particular point in time," "There will be mutations arising everywhere," External link

smh Friday, January 8, 2021 11:55:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "One of the challenges of just targeting one particular country or UK strain is that we are a world, international travellers go everywhere, and I think we have learned… we cannot block a particular group at a particular point in time," External link

abc-au Friday, January 8, 2021 5:31:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Further testing is under way to confirm these results, but as a precaution the 16 people who were accompanying that flight have, as a precaution, moved to [NSW Health accommodation]," "There are concerns that this South African strain does share a similar mutation from the UK that may be associated with increased transmissibility. That is why we are taking a very cautious approach there" External link

smh Friday, January 8, 2021 4:44:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "They will be cleared when they are assessed to be no longer infectious," External link

smh Friday, January 8, 2021 4:44:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It does highlight that with that level of community transmission in that northern zone ... that is the risk we want to make sure we tackle, very promptly," External link

yahoo-au Friday, January 8, 2021 4:35:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "As a precaution the 16 people who were accompanying that flight, have as a precaution moved to the Shah(sic.)," External link

9news Friday, January 8, 2021 4:22:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Further testing is under way to confirm these results, but as a precaution the 16 people who were accompanying that flight have, as a precaution, moved to [NSW Health accommodation]," "There are concerns that this South African strain does share a similar mutation from the UK that may be associated with increased transmissibility. That is why we are taking a very cautious approach there" External link

watoday Friday, January 8, 2021 4:09:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "They will be cleared when they are assessed to be no longer infectious," External link

watoday Friday, January 8, 2021 4:09:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It does highlight that with that level of community transmission in that northern zone ... that is the risk we want to make sure we tackle, very promptly," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, January 8, 2021 3:47:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "They will be cleared when they are assessed to be no longer infectious," External link

theherald-au Friday, January 8, 2021 3:27:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "They will be cleared when they are assessed to be no longer infectious," External link

theage Friday, January 8, 2021 3:19:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It does highlight that with that level of community transmission in that northern zone ... that is the risk we want to make sure we tackle, very promptly," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, January 8, 2021 12:00:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "I'm very proud of the work that we've done with our partner agencies, and our young people network to inform some of the content on that website," External link

qt Thursday, January 7, 2021 11:49:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It does highlight that with that level of community transmission in that northern zone ... that is the risk we want to make sure we tackle, very promptly," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, January 7, 2021 11:26:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It does highlight that with that level of community transmission in that northern zone ... that is the risk we want to make sure we tackle, very promptly," External link

bordermail Thursday, January 7, 2021 10:43:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant told : "It does highlight that with that level of community transmission in that northern zone ... that is the risk we want to make sure we tackle, very promptly," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, January 7, 2021 7:48:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant told : "It does highlight that with that level of community transmission in that northern zone ... that is the risk we want to make sure we tackle, very promptly," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, January 7, 2021 11:27:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant told : "It does highlight that with that level of community transmission in that northern zone ... that is the risk we want to make sure we tackle, very promptly," External link

bordermail Thursday, January 7, 2021 8:35:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "I know (the Northern Beaches) has been in lockdown for quite a while, but this actually explains why we need to be cautious," External link

sinacom-en Thursday, January 7, 2021 6:38:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant told : "It does highlight that with that level of community transmission in that northern zone ... that is the risk we want to make sure we tackle, very promptly," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, January 7, 2021 6:19:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "I know (the Northern Beaches) has been in lockdown for quite a while, but this actually explains why we need to be cautious," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, January 7, 2021 5:57:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "The full suite of measures are being considered including pre-flight screening," "We acknowledge that [is] impossible in some circumstances where genuinely people can't have access to that, and we need to balance those extreme circumstances but in general we support all of those measures" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, January 7, 2021 5:21:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We're working very closely with the Commonwealth on planning for vaccine rollout … the Commonwealth is undertaking the lead, but we are very much here to help and we certainly [are] planning to vaccinate our healthcare workers," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, January 7, 2021 5:21:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "The full suite of measures are being considered including pre-flight screening," "We acknowledge that [is] impossible in some circumstances where genuinely people can't have access to that, and we need to balance those extreme circumstances but in general we support all of those measures" External link

theage Thursday, January 7, 2021 4:55:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We're working very closely with the Commonwealth on planning for vaccine rollout … the Commonwealth is undertaking the lead, but we are very much here to help and we certainly [are] planning to vaccinate our healthcare workers," External link

theage Thursday, January 7, 2021 4:55:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We're announcing this ... because of the importance of getting the message out for the northern beaches community. I know you've been in lockdown for quite a while, but this actually explains why we need to be cautious,” External link

smh Thursday, January 7, 2021 4:48:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Investigations as to the source of this gentleman's infection are urgently under way," External link

abc-au Thursday, January 7, 2021 3:29:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Adding testing or prior-to-departure screening, I think, is useful in some circumstances," External link

abc-au Wednesday, January 6, 2021 8:07:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We don't know where the person acquired it from… the unlinked cases causes us the greatest concern," External link

abc-au Wednesday, January 6, 2021 5:22:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "I can confirm that person was in isolation, and therefore posed no risk to the community," External link

abc-au Tuesday, January 5, 2021 8:54:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "I can confirm that person was in isolation, and therefore posed no risk to the community," External link

abc-au Tuesday, January 5, 2021 7:08:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Recognising the rate of disease internationally is increasing, so the threat level is never higher than at the current time," External link

portstephensexaminer Tuesday, January 5, 2021 5:19:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Recognising the rate of disease internationally is increasing, so the threat level is never higher than at the current time," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, January 5, 2021 5:05:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Recognising the rate of disease internationally is increasing, so the threat level is never higher than at the current time," External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, January 5, 2021 4:51:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Recognising the rate of disease internationally is increasing, so the threat level is never higher than at the current time," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, January 5, 2021 4:35:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "The case is still being re-interviewed and there may be some exposure venues released and testing," External link

9news Tuesday, January 5, 2021 3:28:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It is important if you are hearing this and you know anybody within the Bermagui area that you reach to them and make sure that they are aware of the situation," "We understand that there may be a lot of visitors who have travelled to that part over the festive season" External link

portstephensexaminer Monday, January 4, 2021 6:37:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "The person who entered the BWS … they had no symptoms and no reason at all to think they had a COVID infection," External link

qt Monday, January 4, 2021 10:26:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "I've indicated we're going to be tackling COVID or living with COVID for many years. COVID may well become a bit like flu, but that will occur once we have the tool which is an effective vaccine," "So once we have effectively vaccinated the population, we then need to reset and readjust and recap our public health measures, but that's a long way off" External link

qt Monday, January 4, 2021 10:26:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We're now dealing with a different cluster in Berala and the tools we use to control it need to be cognisant of that environment," External link

theherald-au Monday, January 4, 2021 10:19:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are particularly urging residents of western, southwestern Sydney and Wollongong to come forward with even the mildest of symptoms," "We need to see those testing levels sustained and that's because people were at those exposure venues for a number of days" External link

peopledaily Monday, January 4, 2021 9:09:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "The person who entered the BWS … they had no symptoms and no reason at all to think they had a COVID infection," External link

qt Monday, January 4, 2021 8:10:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "The person who entered the BWS … they had no symptoms and no reason at all to think they had a COVID infection," External link

qt Monday, January 4, 2021 8:10:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "I've indicated we're going to be tackling COVID or living with COVID for many years. COVID may well become a bit like flu, but that will occur once we have the tool which is an effective vaccine," "So once we have effectively vaccinated the population, we then need to reset and readjust and recap our public health measures, but that's a long way off" External link

qt Monday, January 4, 2021 8:10:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are particularly urging residents of western, southwestern Sydney and Wollongong to come forward with even the mildest of symptoms," "We need to see those testing levels sustained and that's because people were at those exposure venues for a number of days" External link

sinacom-en Monday, January 4, 2021 7:26:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are particularly urging residents of western, southwestern Sydney and Wollongong to come forward with even the mildest of symptoms," "We need to see those testing levels sustained and that's because people were at those exposure venues for a number of days" External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, January 4, 2021 6:27:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This assists us greatly ... it means we have less missing links," External link

smh Monday, January 4, 2021 4:48:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Can I just stress that at the time where the person entered the BWS, they had no symptoms and no reason at all to think they had COVID infection," External link

abc-au Monday, January 4, 2021 4:10:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It really is important that we all bring that to mind that any time we're out and about, someone could have COVID," "That's why we need those universal precautions of keeping that physical distancing and the mask-wearing particularly in those indoor settings" External link

abc-au Monday, January 4, 2021 4:10:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This assists us greatly ... it means we have less missing links," External link

watoday Monday, January 4, 2021 2:03:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are still concerned about a case that occurred yesterday where we still haven't managed to find links in terms of the Avalon cluster…despite intensive investigations," "We know genomically the Wollongong, Croydon and the Avalon clusters are linked genomically, we still haven't found that missing link there. So our investigations continue" External link

nzherald Sunday, January 3, 2021 11:47:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This assists us greatly ... it means we have less missing links," External link

theherald-au Sunday, January 3, 2021 9:12:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant told : "We know these transmission events have happened through very minimal exposure. We are asking members of the community who did purchase alcohol or enter that premises for that period to be very vigilant," External link

newshub Sunday, January 3, 2021 9:02:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We know these transmission events have happened through very minimal exposure, we are asking members of the community who did purchase alcohol or enter that premises for that period to be very vigilant and take the public health action of isolating for 14 days if you were there at those times," External link

9news Sunday, January 3, 2021 5:23:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This assists us greatly... it means we have less missing links," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, January 3, 2021 2:11:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are still concerned about a case that occurred yesterday where we still haven't managed to find links in terms of the Avalon cluster…despite intensive investigations," "We know genomically the Wollongong, Croydon and the Avalon clusters are linked genomically, we still haven't found that missing link there. So our investigations continue" External link

qt Sunday, January 3, 2021 12:12:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This is critical information because we know that there have been transmission events at this venue. And it is important that we know that also those transmission events occurred through what appear to be very brief exposures at that venue," External link

qt Sunday, January 3, 2021 12:12:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We are still concerned about a case that occurred yesterday where we still haven’t managed to find links in terms of the Avalon clusterdespite intensive investigations,” “We know genomically the Wollongong, Croydon and the Avalon clusters are linked genomically, we still haven’t found that missing link there. So our investigations continue” External link

dailytelegraph Sunday, January 3, 2021 11:52:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This is critical information because we know that there have been transmission events at this venue. And it is important that we know that also those transmission events occurred through what appear to be very brief exposures at that venue," External link

dailytelegraph Sunday, January 3, 2021 11:52:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are still concerned about a case that occurred yesterday where we still haven't managed to find links in terms of the Avalon cluster…despite intensive investigations," "We know genomically the Wollongong, Croydon and the Avalon clusters are linked genomically, we still haven't found that missing link there. So our investigations continue" External link

qt Sunday, January 3, 2021 10:39:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This is critical information because we know that there have been transmission events at this venue. And it is important that we know that also those transmission events occurred through what appear to be very brief exposures at that venue," External link

qt Sunday, January 3, 2021 10:39:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant told : “We know these transmission events have happened through very minimal exposure. We are asking members of the community who did purchase alcohol or enter that premises for that period to be very vigilant,” External link

expressindia Sunday, January 3, 2021 10:34:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This assists us greatly... it means we have less missing links," External link

smh Sunday, January 3, 2021 10:33:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant told : “We know these transmission events have happened through very minimal exposure. We are asking members of the community who did purchase alcohol or enter that premises for that period to be very vigilant,” External link

alarabiya-en Sunday, January 3, 2021 9:23:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant told : "We know these transmission events have happened through very minimal exposure. We are asking members of the community who did purchase alcohol or enter that premises for that period to be very vigilant," External link

trust Sunday, January 3, 2021 7:14:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Unfortunately one of the patient transport workers acquired infection, passed it on to a colleague, that colleague had been at the Berala BWS for a very fleeting amount of time, but what we now know is that transmission occurred," External link

qt Sunday, January 3, 2021 6:50:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “Unfortunately one of the patient transport workers acquired infection, passed it on to a colleague, that colleague had been at the Berala BWS for a very fleeting amount of time, but what we now know is that transmission occurred,” External link

dailytelegraph Sunday, January 3, 2021 6:49:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This is critical information because we know that there have been transmission events at this venue. And it is important that we know that also those transmission events occurred through what appear to be very brief exposures at that venue," External link

dailytelegraph Sunday, January 3, 2021 6:49:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This assists us greatly... it means we have less missing links," External link

theherald-au Sunday, January 3, 2021 6:33:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant told : "We know these transmission events have happened through very minimal exposure. We are asking members of the community who did purchase alcohol or enter that premises for that period to be very vigilant," External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, January 3, 2021 5:57:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This is critical and I can't stress enough how concerned we are about the transmission potential," External link

abc-au Sunday, January 3, 2021 4:44:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We will be attempting to contact you, but our records might be incomplete in terms of who was at that premise, so please reach out to your friends and family who you know used that bottle shop and check with them," External link

abc-au Sunday, January 3, 2021 4:44:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "A family group who had returned from overseas were transported to a health facility … unfortunately one of the patient transport workers acquired infection, passed it on to a colleague, [and] that colleague had been at the Berala BWS for a very fleeting amount of time, but what we now know is that transmission occurred," External link

abc-au Sunday, January 3, 2021 4:44:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We know these transmission events have happened through very minimal exposure, we are asking members of the community who did purchase alcohol or enter that premises for that period to be very vigilant and take the public health action of isolating for 14 days if you were there at those times," External link

9news Sunday, January 3, 2021 4:38:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This is critical information because we know that there have been transmission events at this venue. And it is important that we know that also those transmission events occurred through what appear to be very brief exposures at that venue," External link

qt Sunday, January 3, 2021 4:31:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This is critical and I can't stress enough how concerned we are about the transmission potential," External link

abc-au Sunday, January 3, 2021 4:27:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We will be attempting to contact you, but our records might be incomplete in terms of who was at that premise, so please reach out to your friends and family who you know used that bottle shop and check with them," External link

abc-au Sunday, January 3, 2021 4:27:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "A family group who had returned from overseas were transported to a health facility … unfortunately one of the patient transport workers acquired infection, passed it on to a colleague, [and] that colleague had been at the Berala BWS for a very fleeting amount of time, but what we now know is that transmission occurred," External link

abc-au Sunday, January 3, 2021 4:27:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We've focused very much on indoor settings where you might have different social groups and networks that you don't normally go with," "In terms of supermarkets, retail and other settings, you're potentially crossing paths, albeit for a shorter duration, with people that you may not have in your social networks. Masks help us control the spread" External link

watoday Sunday, January 3, 2021 3:45:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant told : “This is critical information because we know that there have been transmission events at this venue,” External link

yahoo-au Sunday, January 3, 2021 3:26:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “That is why we have said today that the health experts, along with police and event organisers, will be doing a walk-through of the SCG to make sure that the Covid-safe plan is as tight as it needs to be, to make sure there are not any further revisions to the plan, and to make sure we’re doing everything we can to keep community safe,” External link

guardian Saturday, January 2, 2021 9:49:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “At this point the western Sydney cases are not linked [to the Avalon cluster]. We’ll be interested whether that sequence matches the Avalon cluster,” External link

theherald-au Friday, January 1, 2021 11:53:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This was before either the case from the Croydon cluster or the case from Wollongong had their infection, and what we're looking at is whether they were both infected at that time and date," "There may have been a person at that restaurant who unknowingly had COVID at that time who had exposures or links to the northern beaches venues. It is critical we get to the bottom of this and so I urge everyone at that venue [to get tested]," External link

theherald-au Friday, January 1, 2021 11:53:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “At this point the western Sydney cases are not linked [to the Avalon cluster]. We’ll be interested whether that sequence matches the Avalon cluster,” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, January 1, 2021 11:48:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This was before either the case from the Croydon cluster or the case from Wollongong had their infection, and what we're looking at is whether they were both infected at that time and date," "There may have been a person at that restaurant who unknowingly had COVID at that time who had exposures or links to the northern beaches venues. It is critical we get to the bottom of this and so I urge everyone at that venue [to get tested]," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, January 1, 2021 11:48:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This was before either the case from Croydon cluster or the case from Wollongong had their infection, and what we're looking at is whether they were both infected at that time and date," External link

smh Friday, January 1, 2021 11:45:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “At this point the western Sydney cases are not linked [to the Avalon cluster]. We’ll be interested whether that sequence matches the Avalon cluster,” External link

theage Friday, January 1, 2021 11:42:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This was before either the case from the Croydon cluster or the case from Wollongong had their infection, and what we're looking at is whether they were both infected at that time and date," "There may have been a person at that restaurant who unknowingly had COVID at that time who had exposures or links to the northern beaches venues. It is critical we get to the bottom of this and so I urge everyone at that venue [to get tested]," External link

theage Friday, January 1, 2021 11:42:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This was before either the case from Croydon cluster or the case from Wollongong had their infection, and what we're looking at is whether they were both infected at that time and date," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, January 1, 2021 10:02:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It is important if you are hearing this and you know anybody within the Bermagui area that you reach to them and make sure that they are aware of the situation," "We understand that there may be a lot of visitors who have travelled to that part over the festive season" External link

bordermail Friday, January 1, 2021 7:25:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It is important that if you know anybody within the Bermagui area that you reach out to them and make sure that they are aware of this," "We understand that there may be a lot of visitors who have travelled to that part over the festive season" External link

abc-au Friday, January 1, 2021 6:11:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This was before either the case from Croydon cluster or the case from Wollongong had their infection, and what we're looking at is whether they were both infected at that time and date," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, January 1, 2021 5:35:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It is important if you are hearing this and you know anybody within the Bermagui area that you reach to them and make sure that they are aware of the situation," "We understand that there may be a lot of visitors who have travelled to that part over the festive season" External link

illawarramercury Friday, January 1, 2021 5:27:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “Until we got the Croydon cluster we were on a more pleasing trajectory … but if we start seeing cases where we don’t know the source of, particularly in the presence of low rates of community testing, that really elevates our risk threshold and it means we will be having to take even more precautionary actions,” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, January 1, 2021 4:44:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This was before either the case from Croydon cluster or the case from Wollongong had their infection, and what we're looking at is whether they were both infected at that time and date," External link

theage Friday, January 1, 2021 4:36:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It is important that if you know anybody within the Bermagui area that you reach out to them and make sure that they are aware of this," "We understand that there may be a lot of visitors who have travelled to that part over the festive season" External link

abc-au Friday, January 1, 2021 4:13:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "There may have been a transmission event at that venue," External link

illawarramercury Friday, January 1, 2021 3:52:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "COVID potentially will change our lives at all times and it may be something like the flu where we have to learn how to manage it with the tool of having a vaccine ... for literally years to come," External link

bordermail Friday, January 1, 2021 3:47:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This was before either the case from Croydon cluster or the case from Wollongong had their infection, and what we're looking at is whether they were both infected at that time and date," External link

theherald-au Friday, January 1, 2021 3:30:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "The source of the two of these cases, a man in his 40s and a man in his 20s, are under investigation and the third case, a man in his 20s, is a close household contact of one of the cases," External link

9news Friday, January 1, 2021 3:25:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “Until we got the Croydon cluster we were on a more pleasing trajectory … but if we start seeing cases where we don’t know the source of, particularly in the presence of low rates of community testing, that really elevates our risk threshold and it means we will be having to take even more precautionary actions,” External link

smh Friday, January 1, 2021 3:06:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "That's why that community has borne the brunt of the tighter restrictions," External link

abc-au Thursday, December 31, 2020 11:13:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "COVID potentially will change our lives at all times and it may be something like the flu where we have to learn how to manage it with the tool of having a vaccine ... for literally years to come," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, December 31, 2020 8:07:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "COVID potentially will change our lives at all times and it may be something like the flu where we have to learn how to manage it with the tool of having a vaccine ... for literally years to come," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, December 31, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant told : "COVID potentially will change our lives at all times ... for literally years to come, years," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, December 31, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "COVID potentially will change our lives at all times and it may be something like the flu where we have to learn how to manage it with the tool of having a vaccine ... for literally years to come," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, December 31, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “Until we got the Croydon cluster we were on a more pleasing trajectory … but if we start seeing cases where we don’t know the source of, particularly in the presence of low rates of community testing, that really elevates our risk threshold and it means we will be having to take even more precautionary actions,” External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, December 31, 2020 1:34:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We might get a little bit more normalcy once we have all the population vaccinated, but COVID potentially will change our lives at all times and it may be something like the flu where we have to learn how to manage it with the tool of having a vaccine ... for literally years to come," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, December 31, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “Until we got the Croydon cluster we were on a more pleasing trajectory … but if we start seeing cases where we don’t know the source of, particularly in the presence of low rates of community testing, that really elevates our risk threshold and it means we will be having to take even more precautionary actions,” External link

theage Thursday, December 31, 2020 12:19:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “Until we got the Croydon cluster we were on a more pleasing trajectory … but if we start seeing cases where we don’t know the source of, particularly in the presence of low rates of community testing, that really elevates our risk threshold and it means we will be having to take even more precautionary actions,” External link

smh Thursday, December 31, 2020 12:04:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We know there were a number of people that were infectious at times,” External link

yahoo-au Thursday, December 31, 2020 5:25:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Clearly, it's premature to say that it was on one day," External link

abc-au Thursday, December 31, 2020 2:08:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Clearly, it's premature to say that it was on one day," "But we are investigating a number of lines of inquiry to understand that transmission event" External link

abc-au Wednesday, December 30, 2020 11:28:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are expecting that there will be additional cases linked to that cluster just because of the number of close contacts [they] had over the period of Christmas and the preceding days," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, December 30, 2020 10:32:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are expecting that there will be additional cases linked to that cluster just because of the number of close contacts [they] had over the period of Christmas and the preceding days," External link

smh Wednesday, December 30, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are expecting that there will be additional cases linked to that cluster just because of the number of close contacts [they] had over the period of Christmas and the preceding days," External link

theherald-au Wednesday, December 30, 2020 5:54:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are expecting that there will be additional cases linked to that cluster just because of the number of close contacts they had over the period of Christmas and the preceding days," External link

9news Wednesday, December 30, 2020 5:40:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We understand the impact that this has, but at the moment until we understand the full scope of transmission, we do not want to inadvertently have any introductions into our aged care facilities," "There are no restrictions on people from regional New South Wales visiting residents in regional facilities" External link

9news Wednesday, December 30, 2020 5:40:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "And we also are asking people to ensure that they recognise around screaming and chanting, particularly when they are not in their fixed location," External link

theherald-au Wednesday, December 30, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "And we also are asking people to ensure that they recognise around screaming and chanting, particularly when they are not in their fixed location," External link

theage Wednesday, December 30, 2020 3:28:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are expecting that there will be additional cases linked to that cluster just because of the number of close contacts [they] had over the period of Christmas and the preceding days," External link

watoday Wednesday, December 30, 2020 11:52:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are expecting that there will be additional cases linked to that cluster just because of the number of close contacts [they] had over the period of Christmas and the preceding days," External link

smh Wednesday, December 30, 2020 11:33:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "There are six cases – three adults and three children, all members of the same extended family and they're all linked to the cluster in the inner west which we're now calling the Croydon cluster," External link

newstalkzb Wednesday, December 30, 2020 7:32:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We understand the impact that this has, but at the moment, until we understand the full scope of transmission, we do not want to inadvertently have any introductions into our aged care facilities," External link

abc-au Wednesday, December 30, 2020 7:07:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "As you understand, close families often get together at this time of year with multiple other members of families on multiple days," External link

abc-au Wednesday, December 30, 2020 7:07:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are expecting that there will be additional cases linked to that cluster just because of the number of close contacts and the close household contact that a number of those contacts had over the period of Christmas and the preceding days," External link

abc-au Wednesday, December 30, 2020 6:34:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are expecting that there will be additional cases linked to that [Croydon] cluster just because of the number of close contacts [they] had over the period of Christmas and the preceding days," External link

watoday Wednesday, December 30, 2020 6:19:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Until we further understand the community transmission across broader Sydney, we are taking a very precautionary approach to aged care visitors," External link

watoday Wednesday, December 30, 2020 6:19:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are expecting that there will be additional cases linked to that [Croydon] cluster just because of the number of close contacts [they] had over the period of Christmas and the preceding days," External link

theherald-au Wednesday, December 30, 2020 6:11:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Until we further understand the community transmission across broader Sydney, we are taking a very precautionary approach to aged care visitors," External link

theherald-au Wednesday, December 30, 2020 6:11:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "There are six cases – three adults and three children, all members of the same extended family and they're all linked to the cluster in the inner west which we're now calling the Croydon cluster," External link

nzherald Wednesday, December 30, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are expecting that there will be additional cases linked to that cluster just because of the number of close contacts [they] had over the period of Christmas and the preceding days," External link

theherald-au Wednesday, December 30, 2020 3:58:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Until we further understand the community transmission across broader Sydney, we are taking a very precautionary approach to aged care visitors," External link

theherald-au Wednesday, December 30, 2020 3:58:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are expecting that there will be additional cases linked to that cluster just because of the number of close contacts and the close household contact that a number of those contacts had over the period of Christmas and the preceding days," External link

abc-au Wednesday, December 30, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Until we further understand the community transmission across broader Sydney, we are taking a very precautionary approach to aged care visitors," "So until at least 11.59pm on Wednesday, 6 January, we're asking all residential aged care facilities exclude visitors excepting those performing essential caring functions, and obviously end of life" External link

nzherald Wednesday, December 30, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "As a precaution, until we further understand the community transmission across broader Sydney, we are taking a very precautionary approach to aged care visitors," "So until at least 11.59pm on Wednesday, 6 January, we're asking all residential aged care facilities exclude visitors excepting those performing essential caring functions, and obviously end of life" External link

dailytelegraph Wednesday, December 30, 2020 3:25:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "What we're obviously looking at is whether someone who attended that restaurant was inadvertently infectious unknowingly infectious at that time, that testing will help us identify that," "And also if this person was exposed at this venue, this will help us ensure that no-one else is unknowingly infectious that ate at that venue" External link

dailytelegraph Wednesday, December 30, 2020 3:25:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "He was a household contact for a locally-acquired case and although his death is considered to be related to Covid, that's based on the doctors completing a death certificate as to the cause of death," External link

themirror Tuesday, December 29, 2020 1:05:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “There were three cases that we are currently investigating,” External link

guardian Tuesday, December 29, 2020 7:45:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We have not ruled out that there are established links to one of those cases, but literally two of those notifications came in this morning, from the laboratory, and one came in at around 11pm last night,” External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, December 29, 2020 7:18:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Often we have a period when we don't understand the linkages, but by late in the afternoon we hope that [through] the cooperation of those individuals we will end up having a better picture, we will release any information that is relevant to the public to respond to straightaway," External link

abc-au Tuesday, December 29, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We have not ruled out that there are established links to one of those cases, but literally two of those notifications came in this morning, from the laboratory, and one came in at around 11pm last night,” External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, December 29, 2020 3:42:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Often we have a period when we don't understand the linkages, but by late in the afternoon we hope that [through] the cooperation of those individuals we will end up having a better picture, we will release any information that is relevant to the public to respond to straightaway," External link

abc-au Tuesday, December 29, 2020 3:38:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "I could not be clearer. Going on holidays is not one of the four essential reasons for leaving," External link

smh Tuesday, December 29, 2020 1:23:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are at a critical stage in our response and unless we have those high testing rates, it does not give us adequate assurance that we are not missing undetected lines of transmission," External link

smh Tuesday, December 29, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are at a critical stage in our response and unless we have those high testing rates, it does not give us adequate assurance that we are not missing undetected lines of transmission," "We may never find the exact source and the links but what's most important is we are not missing unrecognised chains of transmission" External link

smh Tuesday, December 29, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We're pursuing a lot of - a lot of avenues of inquiry," External link

smh Tuesday, December 29, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant told : “Today I’m advised that we’ve had a couple of UK returned travellers with the particular mutations you’re referring to,” External link

yahoo-au Monday, December 28, 2020 11:16:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "I urge everyone, including those in the Northern Beaches in both zones, to come forward for testing with the most minimal of symptoms," "But my plea extends across the state - please come forward, it is critical to us understanding this current cluster" External link

9news Monday, December 28, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are at a critical stage in our response and unless we have those high testing rates, it does not give us adequate assurance that we are not missing undetected lines of transmission," External link

watoday Monday, December 28, 2020 2:20:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We have had a detection in the Warriewood, Hornsby Heights and Brooklyn catchments and NSW Health is aware of recently positive cases in these areas but again urges local residents to please get tested," External link

abc-au Sunday, December 27, 2020 4:33:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "I can't stress how important it is [for] anyone with the most minimal of symptoms across the state," External link

theherald-au Sunday, December 27, 2020 4:29:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "I can't stress how important it is [for] anyone with the most minimal of symptoms across the state," External link

smh Sunday, December 27, 2020 4:24:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "I can't stress how important it is [for] anyone with the most minimal of symptoms across the state," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, December 27, 2020 4:00:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are at a critical stage in our response and unless we have those high testing rates, it does not give us adequate assurance that we are not missing undetected lines of transmission," External link

theherald-au Sunday, December 27, 2020 11:52:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are at a critical stage in our response and unless we have those high testing rates, it does not give us adequate assurance that we are not missing undetected lines of transmission," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, December 27, 2020 11:39:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "What we're looking for is the missing link," External link

watoday Sunday, December 27, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We're pursuing a lot of - a lot of avenues of inquiry," External link

watoday Sunday, December 27, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "So we're not looking at … the gentleman in his 20s infecting this firefighter," External link

abc-au Sunday, December 27, 2020 9:01:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Even if you historically had an illness that you think in retrospect might have been compatible with COVID, please get a test and please isolate until you get that negative test," "The reason we're saying get a test and then you're free to go [after testing negative] is because the 11th of December is a while ago, so we would have expected to pick up any transmission in that period of time" External link

abc-au Sunday, December 27, 2020 9:01:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "What we're looking for is the missing link," External link

theherald-au Sunday, December 27, 2020 8:20:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We're pursuing a lot of - a lot of avenues of inquiry," External link

theherald-au Sunday, December 27, 2020 8:20:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "I can't stress how important it is that anyone with the most minimal of symptoms across the state, we are at a critical stage in our response and unless we have those high testing rates, it does not give us adequate assurance that we are not missing undetected lines of transmission," "We may never find the exact source and the links but what's most important is we are not missing unrecognised chains of transmission" External link

theherald-au Sunday, December 27, 2020 8:20:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "When you have one test at one point in time, it just reflects your infectivity at that particular point in time," "This goes to the key point - that just because you're a negative at one point in time, you need to get a retest if symptoms develop" External link

qt Sunday, December 27, 2020 8:05:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "What we're looking for is the missing link," External link

theherald-au Sunday, December 27, 2020 6:48:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We're pursuing a lot of - a lot of avenues of inquiry," External link

theherald-au Sunday, December 27, 2020 6:48:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "I can't stress how important it is that anyone with the most minimal of symptoms across the state, we are at a critical stage in our response and unless we have those high testing rates, it does not give us adequate assurance that we are not missing undetected lines of transmission," "We may never find the exact source and the links but what's most important is we are not missing unrecognised chains of transmission" External link

theherald-au Sunday, December 27, 2020 6:48:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "What we're looking for is the missing link," External link

watoday Sunday, December 27, 2020 4:59:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We're pursuing a lot of - a lot of avenues of inquiry," External link

watoday Sunday, December 27, 2020 4:59:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "I can't stress how important it is that anyone with the most minimal of symptoms across the state, we are at a critical stage in our response and unless we have those high testing rates, it does not give us adequate assurance that we are not missing undetected lines of transmission," "We may never find the exact source and the links but what's most important is we are not missing unrecognised chains of transmission" External link

watoday Sunday, December 27, 2020 4:59:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We may never find the exact source and the links but what's most important is we are not missing unrecognised chains of transmission in the community currently and that's why it is equally as important for everyone across the state to be getting tested for COVID," External link

qt Sunday, December 27, 2020 4:57:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "There were 28 passengers and one flight attendant who flew on the flight which left Sydney at 2:10pm and arrived at 4:20 in Griffith," External link

9news Sunday, December 27, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We may never find the exact source and the links but what’s most important is we are not missing unrecognised chains of transmission in the community currently and that’s why it is equally as important for everyone across the state to be getting tested for COVID,” External link

dailytelegraph Sunday, December 27, 2020 4:17:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We're pursuing a lot of - a lot of avenues of inquiry," External link

watoday Sunday, December 27, 2020 3:58:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "I can't stress how important it is that anyone with the most minimal of symptoms across the state, we are at a critical stage in our response and unless we have those high testing rates, it does not give us adequate assurance that we are not missing undetected lines of transmission," "We may never find the exact source and the links but what's most important is we are not missing unrecognised chains of transmission" External link

watoday Sunday, December 27, 2020 3:58:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “So whilst he was tested on 23 December, when we looked and undertook serlogical testing, that's a blood testing of getting a better understanding of his time of infection, it indicated he had been infected about two to three weeks ago,” “And then when we take a history from him as well as his mother, he had a very transient illness associated with a very short period of fever on the 10th of December” External link

yahoo-au Sunday, December 27, 2020 3:32:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "There were 28 passengers and one flight attendant who flew on the flight which left Sydney at 2:10pm and arrived at 4:20 in Griffith," External link

9news Sunday, December 27, 2020 3:24:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “The case remains under investigation. We are relying on serological testing and repeat testing on that case turning negative, but we are looking at whether they could be a false positive or an old case,” “We are taking a very precautionary approach” External link

yahoo-au Saturday, December 26, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Anyone at this venue while visiting the hotel at 12.45 to 3:30pm on Wednesday 16 December for more than one hour I considered closed contacts," "Get tested, immediately and self isolate for 14 days regardless of the result. Anyone who was there for less than an hour needs to get tested immediately and self isolate pending a result" External link

qt Friday, December 25, 2020 7:47:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are asking residents of Belrose and Davidson and surrounding suburbs to be alert for systems and even if you have symptoms," External link

qt Friday, December 25, 2020 7:47:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "You have a number of alternatives: shop online, shop locally, and defer and delay and avoid crowded environments. And please, if you're going into those shopping sales, please wear a mask," External link

qt Friday, December 25, 2020 7:47:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "One is under investigation but has exposures in terms of transport links and works in the Northern Beaches local government area," External link

9news Friday, December 25, 2020 4:15:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “Anyone who was there for less than an hour needs to get tested immediately and self isolate pending a result,” External link

yahoo-au Friday, December 25, 2020 3:41:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “You need to get tested if symptoms arise and stay isolated,” “Should there even be the slightest symptom. We have a transmission at that venue so it is important everyone maintains focus” External link

yahoo-au Friday, December 25, 2020 3:41:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "What we are concerned about is that people from the northern beaches travel out of the northern beaches and they may have unknowingly travelled, as many did prior to … this outbreak [occurring]," External link

abc-au Thursday, December 24, 2020 10:21:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant urged : "The action we are requiring is that if you have been in this area of the CBD, get tested," External link

abc-au Thursday, December 24, 2020 10:21:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Please do not have visitors into your home if you are in isolation," External link

abc-au Thursday, December 24, 2020 11:30:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Two of those are the patient transport workers, one of those sequences is linked genetically to the Avalon cluster and we are awaiting sequencing on the second patient transport officer," "Two are geographically linked in the sense that they attended a number of the casual venues. One resides in the northern area of the Northern Beaches" External link

theage Thursday, December 24, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “This is the third case in an office worker in that part of the CBD,” “Anyone who has been in the north eastern part of the city, including the Australia square, the MLC Centre and Chifley Square should be alert for symptoms and isolate immediately and get tested should even the mildest symptoms develop” External link

yahoo-au Thursday, December 24, 2020 7:02:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are investigating another possible case with our colleagues in another jurisdiction that may be linked," External link

abc-au Thursday, December 24, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Investigations are continuing, that is one of the cases that we are keen to get to the bottom of, because it represents a chain of transmission we cannot explain," External link

abc-au Thursday, December 24, 2020 4:59:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "That was a Qantas flight departing Darwin to Sydney on December 18. This news has just come through so we don't have the flight details or any other details, but we wanted to advise you of that," External link

abc-au Wednesday, December 23, 2020 5:05:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "In relation to Central Coast residents, they're being asked to get tested if they have even the mildest of COVID symptoms," "That message goes for us across the state. That's because the state sewage surveillance program has detected traces of the virus in Kincumber servicing the Gosford area in which around 140,000 people reside" External link

qt Wednesday, December 23, 2020 4:53:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are aware that there is a COVID-positive case in the Central Coast as well as a case from western Sydney who visited Avoca while infectious last weekend, so there is an explanation for this but we want to take a cautious approach," "Please be on high alert and get tested if you've got the most minimal of symptoms" External link

qt Wednesday, December 23, 2020 4:53:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "The vast majority of people do the right thing," "They don't want to be the reason there is transmission spread into the community, they want to protect their loved ones" External link

abc-au Wednesday, December 23, 2020 1:30:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "The vast majority of people do the right thing," "They don't want to be the reason there is transmission spread into the community, they want to protect their loved ones" External link

abc-au Tuesday, December 22, 2020 10:31:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Advice will be going out to the community in Gundagai who may have also accessed that food outlet," External link

portstephensexaminer Tuesday, December 22, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant told : "What we're interested in is making sure we don't see any further transmission that is not linked exactly to the Avalon cluster," External link

portstephensexaminer Tuesday, December 22, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “They don’t want to be the reason that there is transmission spread into the community, they want to protect their loved ones,” External link

theherald-au Tuesday, December 22, 2020 4:17:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “As you’d imagine with us taking a very low threshold [for] venues it does generate a lot [of work],” External link

theherald-au Tuesday, December 22, 2020 4:17:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “I can understand that when people are out they are not thinking about that, but if people could just be particularly attentive,” External link

theherald-au Tuesday, December 22, 2020 4:17:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “The NSW community has generally been incredibly positive and compliant,” External link

theherald-au Tuesday, December 22, 2020 4:17:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Advice will be going out to the community in Gundagai who may have also accessed that food outlet," External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, December 22, 2020 4:31:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "A close workplace contact of this healthcare worker has come back positive since the 8pm figures and that will be included in the account for tomorrow," External link

newshub Tuesday, December 22, 2020 4:20:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "What we are interested in is that we don't see further transmission that is not directly linked to the Avalon cluster," External link

watoday Tuesday, December 22, 2020 2:04:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant disse : "Estamos prevendo que 20% da população será afetada na primeira onda" External link

noticias-terra-br Friday, March 13, 2020 3:20:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant disse : "Estamos prevendo que 20% da população será afetada na primeira onda" External link

uol Friday, March 13, 2020 3:11:00 PM EAT



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Kerry Chant said : "An important aspect of the continued rollout is ensuring everyone at risk of COVID-19 has access to vaccination as close to their homes as possible," External link

9news Saturday, February 27, 2021 5:58:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "An important aspect of the continued rollout is ensuring everyone at risk of COVID-19 has access to vaccination as close to their homes as possible," External link

illawarramercury Saturday, February 27, 2021 3:51:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “The timeframes for that roadmap have been laid out, but they may be brought forward,” “But the key message is, when it is your time, please roll up your sleeves and get vaccinated” External link

smh Thursday, February 25, 2021 1:50:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "While we are putting incredible protections at our borders, and rolling out vaccine to our border workers and quarantine workers is the highest priority," "The risk of an event where we get that transmission is still ever-present" External link

abc-au Wednesday, February 24, 2021 4:44:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “The timeframes for that roadmap have been laid out, but they may be brought forward,” “But the key message is, when it is your time, please roll up your sleeves and get vaccinated” External link

smh Monday, February 22, 2021 7:20:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “The timeframes for that roadmap have been laid out, but they may be brought forward,” “But the key message is, when it is your time, please roll up your sleeves and get vaccinated” External link

brisbanetimes Monday, February 22, 2021 5:43:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "When it is your time, please roll up your sleeve and get vaccinated," External link

illawarramercury Monday, February 22, 2021 4:51:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "When it is your time, please roll up your sleeve and get vaccinated," External link

maitlandmercury Monday, February 22, 2021 3:09:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “The timeframes for that roadmap have been laid out, but they may be brought forward,” “But the key messages, when it is your time, please roll up your sleeves and get vaccinated” External link

theherald-au Monday, February 22, 2021 2:56:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “The timeframes for that roadmap have been laid out, but they may be brought forward,” “But the key messages, when it is your time, please roll up your sleeves and get vaccinated” External link

smh Monday, February 22, 2021 2:23:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “While there is a possibility to get six doses out of each vial, that’s really contingent on us getting access to low dead space volume needles,” External link

smh Friday, February 19, 2021 2:32:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “While there is a possibility to get six doses out of each vial, that’s really contingent on us getting access to low dead space volume needles,” External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, February 18, 2021 11:33:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “While there is a possibility to get six doses out of each vial, that’s really contingent on us getting access to low dead space volume needles,” External link

theherald-au Thursday, February 18, 2021 10:14:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “While there is a possibility to get six doses out of each vial, that’s really contingent on us getting access to low dead space volume needles,” External link

theherald-au Thursday, February 18, 2021 1:35:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “While there is a possibility to get six doses out of each vial, that’s really contingent on us getting access to low dead space volume needles,” External link

theage Thursday, February 18, 2021 11:26:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “While there is a possibility to get six doses out of each vial, that’s really contingent on us getting access to low dead space volume needles,” External link

theherald-au Thursday, February 18, 2021 10:33:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “While there is a possibility to get six doses out of each vial, that’s really contingent on us getting access to low dead space volume needles,” External link

smh Thursday, February 18, 2021 10:16:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We’ve been in a good position that we’ve been able to wait [for] the international experience with the vaccine and learn from that,” External link

smh Wednesday, February 17, 2021 11:00:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We’ve been in a good position that we’ve been able to wait [for] the international experience with the vaccine and learn from that,” External link

theherald-au Wednesday, February 17, 2021 10:19:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We’ve been in a good position that we’ve been able to wait [for] the international experience with the vaccine and learn from that,” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, February 17, 2021 9:22:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Clearly the priority for us is we need to protect our workers to come in contact with COVID-19 patients day in, day out," "We have a list of people working in our quarantine system… we will then be calling those people to book appointments in the next week" External link

9news Wednesday, February 17, 2021 5:33:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We’ve been in a good position that we’ve been able to wait [for] the international experience with the vaccine and learn from that,” “Being able to rationally engage with our colleagues in other nations to make sure that [this] goes as smoothly as possible in terms of implementation of the program,” External link

theage Wednesday, February 17, 2021 4:49:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Clearly the priority for us is we need to protect our workers to come in contact with COVID-19 patients day in, day out," "We have a list of people working in our quarantine system…we will then be calling those people to book appointments in the next week" External link

9news Wednesday, February 17, 2021 3:50:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This is particularly important in areas where we've had recent cases, particularly western and southwest Sydney," External link

sinacom-en Wednesday, January 27, 2021 7:55:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This is particularly important in areas where we've had recent cases, particularly western and south-west Sydney," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, January 27, 2021 5:54:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Investigations are ongoing, but there is no ongoing risk to patients or staff," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, January 18, 2021 1:34:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "That will give us some insights into terms of what genomic linkage, whether it's Berala or Avalon or keeping our options open, but that would be obviously what we would be considering," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, January 18, 2021 1:34:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Investigations are ongoing, but there is no ongoing risk to patients or staff," External link

smh Sunday, January 17, 2021 11:07:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "That will give us some insights into terms of what genomic linkage, whether it's Berala or Avalon or keeping our options open, but that would be obviously what we would be considering," External link

smh Sunday, January 17, 2021 11:07:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Investigations are ongoing, but there is no ongoing risk to patients or staff," External link

smh Sunday, January 17, 2021 12:43:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “That will give us some insights into terms of what genomic linkage, whether it's Berala or Avalon or keeping our options open, but that would be obviously what we would be considering,” External link

smh Sunday, January 17, 2021 12:43:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Investigations are ongoing, but there is no ongoing risk to patients or staff," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, January 17, 2021 8:51:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “That will give us some insights into terms of what genomic linkage, whether it's Berala or Avalon or keeping our options open, but that would be obviously what we would be considering,” External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, January 17, 2021 8:51:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Investigations are ongoing, but there is no ongoing risk to patients or staff," External link

theage Sunday, January 17, 2021 7:21:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “That will give us some insights into terms of what genomic linkage, whether it's Berala or Avalon or keeping our options open, but that would be obviously what we would be considering,” External link

theage Sunday, January 17, 2021 7:21:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "That catchment takes in a very broad catchment of suburbs," "So please go on to our website and if you are in that catchment, again, the most minuscule of symptoms please come out and get tested" External link

qt Sunday, January 17, 2021 5:07:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Investigations are ongoing, but there is no ongoing risk to patients or staff," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, January 17, 2021 3:52:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “That will give us some insights into terms of what genomic linkage, whether it's Berala or Avalon or keeping our options open, but that would be obviously what we would be considering,” External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, January 17, 2021 3:52:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “That will give us some insights into terms of what genomic linkage, whether it's Berala or Avalon or keeping our options open, but they would be obviously what we would be considering,” External link

theage Sunday, January 17, 2021 3:47:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "there is no ongoing risk to patients or staff there" External link

abc-au Sunday, January 17, 2021 3:22:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It is a plea to the community to come out for testing regardless how minimal your symptoms might be," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, January 15, 2021 4:53:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It is a plea to the community to come out for testing regardless how minimal your symptoms might be," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, January 15, 2021 3:39:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant told : “It would take at least three, maybe four weeks and so I need the community to be on track with us,” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, January 14, 2021 2:57:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant told : "It would take at least three, maybe four weeks and so I need the community to be on track with us," External link

bordermail Wednesday, January 13, 2021 10:53:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant told : "It would take at least three, maybe four weeks and so I need the community to be on track with us," External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, January 13, 2021 7:58:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "The virus is clearly contributing to the increased picture, the increased number of cases in the UK, but there are also other contextual factors about where the UK is, in the middle of winter," "We know that indoor settings, where you're crowded inside, and particularly in households or small indoor venues, you're going to encourage the virus to be more readily transmitted" External link

qt Wednesday, January 13, 2021 9:55:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It means we are currently testing widely around what we call 'upstream contacts', a broad net, to attempt to find any missing link in those chains of transmission," External link

abc-au Wednesday, January 13, 2021 9:17:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant told : "It would take at least three, maybe four weeks, and so I need the community to be on track with us," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, January 13, 2021 8:18:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant told : "It would take at least three, maybe four weeks, and so I need the community to be on track with us," External link

bordermail Wednesday, January 13, 2021 7:26:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It means we are currently testing widely around what we call 'upstream contacts', a broad net, to attempt to find any missing link in those chains of transmission," External link

abc-au Wednesday, January 13, 2021 5:49:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It means we are currently testing widely around what we call 'upstream contacts', a broad net, to attempt to find any missing link in those chains of transmission," External link

abc-au Wednesday, January 13, 2021 3:54:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "I'm particularly urging people in the Greater Western Sydney area - so that picks up all of south-western Sydney, those areas of Liverpool, Fairfield, Bankstown and those areas into Western Sydney," External link

9news Wednesday, January 13, 2021 3:30:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It means we are currently testing widely around what we call 'upstream contacts', a broad net, to attempt to find any missing link in those chains of transmission," External link

abc-au Wednesday, January 13, 2021 3:28:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "As you know, we take a very precautionary role given the importance of healthcare workers being COVID-free also the fact that emergency departments have a lot of vulnerable people attend with underlying health conditions," External link

peopledaily Monday, January 11, 2021 10:21:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We take a very precautionary role given the importance of health care workers being COVID-free and also the fact that the emergency department have a lot of vulnerable people attend with underlying health conditions, ” “So you would expect us to take a very cautious approach” External link

theepochtimes Monday, January 11, 2021 10:09:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "As you know, we take a very precautionary role given the importance of healthcare workers being COVID-free also the fact that emergency departments have a lot of vulnerable people attend with underlying health conditions," External link

sinacom-en Monday, January 11, 2021 8:55:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It may be he's been unwell for a while," External link

theage Monday, January 11, 2021 6:40:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “As you know, we take a very precautionary role given the importance of healthcare workers being Covid-free and also the fact that emergency departments have a lot of vulnerable people attend with underlying health conditions,” External link

yahoo-au Monday, January 11, 2021 4:14:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "As a precaution, we are ensuring that all staff or patients who may have had inadvertent contact are assessed and appropriate public health measures put in place," External link

9news Monday, January 11, 2021 3:28:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We need to maintain those high rates of testing for at least 14 days and I would like to see them sustained beyond that," "But for the next 14 days, it is critical that we mop up any unrecognised chains of transmission" External link

abc-au Sunday, January 10, 2021 4:49:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We also asking people to be cautious about large gatherings and household events - hence the restrictions around the numbers of visitors that are permitted to houses each day," External link

illawarramercury Sunday, January 10, 2021 4:31:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It's really pleasing to see the vaccine is within our reach ... to be perfectly frank at the moment I really want the community focused on achieving no community transmission," External link

theage Saturday, January 9, 2021 4:26:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "As the Premier indicated, we are seeing the emergence worldwide of a number of strains, and with travel, they are no longer the UK strain or the South African strain. We live in a global world and so all returning travellers are at increasing risk of having one of these mutations which need to be investigated," External link

smh Saturday, January 9, 2021 3:53:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It is important to note that some people still can have remnants of the virus for a long time, so we will use an expert panel to ensure we are not releasing cases that are infectious and that will require more intensive testing if anyone still remains [positive]," "It is important to remember with the sensitivity of our tests, there are people where we can detect very low levels of virus fragments that don't present a risk" External link

smh Saturday, January 9, 2021 3:53:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "One of the challenges of just targeting one particular country or UK strain is that we are a world, international travellers go everywhere, and I think we have learned that with COVID, we cannot block a particular group at a particular point in time," "There will be mutations arising everywhere," External link

smh Saturday, January 9, 2021 3:53:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Obviously there is a different set of criteria if you have been hospitalised, there are much more stringent guidelines," External link

theage Saturday, January 9, 2021 1:53:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "The Communicable Diseases Network Australia guidelines have been renewed and we will further discuss that situation today," External link

theage Saturday, January 9, 2021 1:53:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "In NSW we've now re-instituted PCR testing on all negatives, but we are also making sure that we have the timely genetic genome sequencing, so again that can inform the decision-making," External link

theage Saturday, January 9, 2021 1:53:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "As the Premier indicated, we are seeing the emergence worldwide of a number of strains, and with travel, they are no longer the UK strain or the South African strain. We live in a global world and so all returning travellers are at increasing risk of having one of these mutations which need to be investigated," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, January 9, 2021 12:03:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It is important to note that some people still can have remnants of the virus for a long time, so we will use an expert panel to ensure we are not releasing cases that are infectious and that will require more intensive testing if anyone still remains [positive]," "It is important to remember with the sensitivity of our tests, there are people where we can detect very low levels of virus fragments that don't present a risk" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, January 9, 2021 12:03:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "One of the challenges of just targeting one particular country or UK strain is that we are a world, international travellers go everywhere, and I think we have learned that with COVID, we cannot block a particular group at a particular point in time," "There will be mutations arising everywhere," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, January 9, 2021 12:03:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Obviously there is a different set of criteria if you have been hospitalised, there are much more stringent guidelines," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, January 9, 2021 11:14:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "The Communicable Diseases Network Australia guidelines have been renewed and we will further discuss that situation today," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, January 9, 2021 11:14:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "In NSW we've now re-instituted PCR testing on all negatives, but we are also making sure that we have the timely genetic genome sequencing, so again that can inform the decision-making," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, January 9, 2021 11:14:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Obviously there is a different set of criteria if you have been hospitalised, there are much more stringent guidelines," External link

smh Saturday, January 9, 2021 7:09:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "The Communicable Diseases Network Australia guidelines have been renewed and we will further discuss that situation today," External link

smh Saturday, January 9, 2021 7:09:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "In NSW we've now re-instituted PCR testing on all negatives, but we are also making sure that we have the timely genetic genome sequencing, so again that can inform the decision-making," External link

smh Saturday, January 9, 2021 7:09:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Obviously there is a different set of criteria if you have been hospitalised, there are much more stringent guidelines," External link

smh Saturday, January 9, 2021 3:57:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "The Communicable Diseases Network Australia guidelines have been renewed and we will further discuss that situation today," External link

smh Saturday, January 9, 2021 3:57:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "In NSW we've now re-instituted PCR testing on all negatives, but we are also making sure that we have the timely genetic genome sequencing, so again that can inform the decision-making," External link

smh Saturday, January 9, 2021 3:57:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "As the Premier indicated, we are seeing the emergence worldwide of a number of strains, and with travel, they are no longer the UK strain or the South African strain. We live in a global world and so all returning travellers are at increasing risk of having one of these mutations which need to be investigated," External link

watoday Saturday, January 9, 2021 3:51:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It is important to note that some people still can have remnants of the virus for a long time, so we will use an expert panel to ensure we are not releasing cases that are infectious and that will require more intensive testing if anyone still remains [positive]," "It is important to remember with the sensitivity of our tests, there are people where we can detect very low levels of virus fragments that don't present a risk" External link

watoday Saturday, January 9, 2021 3:51:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "One of the challenges of just targeting one particular country or UK strain is that we are a world, international travellers go everywhere, and I think we have learned that with COVID, we cannot block a particular group at a particular point in time," "There will be mutations arising everywhere," External link

watoday Saturday, January 9, 2021 3:22:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are aware that some people are still out there with symptoms who aren't getting tested," External link

9news Saturday, January 9, 2021 3:19:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "There are concerns that this South African strain does share a similar mutation from the UK that may be associated with increased transmissibility. That is why we are taking a very cautious approach there," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, January 9, 2021 3:15:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "There are concerns that this South African strain does share a similar mutation from the UK that may be associated with increased transmissibility. That is why we are taking a very cautious approach there," External link

watoday Saturday, January 9, 2021 2:51:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant told : “Preliminary tests arriving last night, identified a group of four travellers in the Special Health Accomodation, who are positive for the new COVID variant identified in South Africa,” External link

dailytelegraph Saturday, January 9, 2021 12:36:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "There are concerns that this South African strain does share a similar mutation from the UK that may be associated with increased transmissibility. That is why we are taking a very cautious approach there," External link

smh Friday, January 8, 2021 11:55:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "One of the challenges of just targeting one particular country or UK strain is that we are a world, international travellers go everywhere, and I think we have learned that with COVID, we cannot block a particular group at a particular point in time," "There will be mutations arising everywhere," External link

smh Friday, January 8, 2021 11:55:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "One of the challenges of just targeting one particular country or UK strain is that we are a world, international travellers go everywhere, and I think we have learned… we cannot block a particular group at a particular point in time," External link

abc-au Friday, January 8, 2021 5:31:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Further testing is under way to confirm these results, but as a precaution the 16 people who were accompanying that flight have, as a precaution, moved to [NSW Health accommodation]," "There are concerns that this South African strain does share a similar mutation from the UK that may be associated with increased transmissibility. That is why we are taking a very cautious approach there" External link

smh Friday, January 8, 2021 4:44:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "They will be cleared when they are assessed to be no longer infectious," External link

smh Friday, January 8, 2021 4:44:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It does highlight that with that level of community transmission in that northern zone ... that is the risk we want to make sure we tackle, very promptly," External link

yahoo-au Friday, January 8, 2021 4:35:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "As a precaution the 16 people who were accompanying that flight, have as a precaution moved to the Shah(sic.)," External link

9news Friday, January 8, 2021 4:22:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Further testing is under way to confirm these results, but as a precaution the 16 people who were accompanying that flight have, as a precaution, moved to [NSW Health accommodation]," "There are concerns that this South African strain does share a similar mutation from the UK that may be associated with increased transmissibility. That is why we are taking a very cautious approach there" External link

watoday Friday, January 8, 2021 4:09:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "They will be cleared when they are assessed to be no longer infectious," External link

watoday Friday, January 8, 2021 4:09:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It does highlight that with that level of community transmission in that northern zone ... that is the risk we want to make sure we tackle, very promptly," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, January 8, 2021 3:47:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "They will be cleared when they are assessed to be no longer infectious," External link

theherald-au Friday, January 8, 2021 3:27:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "They will be cleared when they are assessed to be no longer infectious," External link

theage Friday, January 8, 2021 3:19:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It does highlight that with that level of community transmission in that northern zone ... that is the risk we want to make sure we tackle, very promptly," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, January 8, 2021 12:00:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "I'm very proud of the work that we've done with our partner agencies, and our young people network to inform some of the content on that website," External link

qt Thursday, January 7, 2021 11:49:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It does highlight that with that level of community transmission in that northern zone ... that is the risk we want to make sure we tackle, very promptly," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, January 7, 2021 11:26:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It does highlight that with that level of community transmission in that northern zone ... that is the risk we want to make sure we tackle, very promptly," External link

bordermail Thursday, January 7, 2021 10:43:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant told : "It does highlight that with that level of community transmission in that northern zone ... that is the risk we want to make sure we tackle, very promptly," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, January 7, 2021 7:48:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant told : "It does highlight that with that level of community transmission in that northern zone ... that is the risk we want to make sure we tackle, very promptly," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, January 7, 2021 11:27:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant told : "It does highlight that with that level of community transmission in that northern zone ... that is the risk we want to make sure we tackle, very promptly," External link

bordermail Thursday, January 7, 2021 8:35:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "I know (the Northern Beaches) has been in lockdown for quite a while, but this actually explains why we need to be cautious," External link

sinacom-en Thursday, January 7, 2021 6:38:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant told : "It does highlight that with that level of community transmission in that northern zone ... that is the risk we want to make sure we tackle, very promptly," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, January 7, 2021 6:19:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "I know (the Northern Beaches) has been in lockdown for quite a while, but this actually explains why we need to be cautious," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, January 7, 2021 5:57:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "The full suite of measures are being considered including pre-flight screening," "We acknowledge that [is] impossible in some circumstances where genuinely people can't have access to that, and we need to balance those extreme circumstances but in general we support all of those measures" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, January 7, 2021 5:21:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We're working very closely with the Commonwealth on planning for vaccine rollout … the Commonwealth is undertaking the lead, but we are very much here to help and we certainly [are] planning to vaccinate our healthcare workers," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, January 7, 2021 5:21:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "The full suite of measures are being considered including pre-flight screening," "We acknowledge that [is] impossible in some circumstances where genuinely people can't have access to that, and we need to balance those extreme circumstances but in general we support all of those measures" External link

theage Thursday, January 7, 2021 4:55:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We're working very closely with the Commonwealth on planning for vaccine rollout … the Commonwealth is undertaking the lead, but we are very much here to help and we certainly [are] planning to vaccinate our healthcare workers," External link

theage Thursday, January 7, 2021 4:55:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We're announcing this ... because of the importance of getting the message out for the northern beaches community. I know you've been in lockdown for quite a while, but this actually explains why we need to be cautious,” External link

smh Thursday, January 7, 2021 4:48:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Investigations as to the source of this gentleman's infection are urgently under way," External link

abc-au Thursday, January 7, 2021 3:29:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Adding testing or prior-to-departure screening, I think, is useful in some circumstances," External link

abc-au Wednesday, January 6, 2021 8:07:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We don't know where the person acquired it from… the unlinked cases causes us the greatest concern," External link

abc-au Wednesday, January 6, 2021 5:22:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "I can confirm that person was in isolation, and therefore posed no risk to the community," External link

abc-au Tuesday, January 5, 2021 8:54:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "I can confirm that person was in isolation, and therefore posed no risk to the community," External link

abc-au Tuesday, January 5, 2021 7:08:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Recognising the rate of disease internationally is increasing, so the threat level is never higher than at the current time," External link

portstephensexaminer Tuesday, January 5, 2021 5:19:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Recognising the rate of disease internationally is increasing, so the threat level is never higher than at the current time," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, January 5, 2021 5:05:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Recognising the rate of disease internationally is increasing, so the threat level is never higher than at the current time," External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, January 5, 2021 4:51:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Recognising the rate of disease internationally is increasing, so the threat level is never higher than at the current time," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, January 5, 2021 4:35:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "The case is still being re-interviewed and there may be some exposure venues released and testing," External link

9news Tuesday, January 5, 2021 3:28:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It is important if you are hearing this and you know anybody within the Bermagui area that you reach to them and make sure that they are aware of the situation," "We understand that there may be a lot of visitors who have travelled to that part over the festive season" External link

portstephensexaminer Monday, January 4, 2021 6:37:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "The person who entered the BWS … they had no symptoms and no reason at all to think they had a COVID infection," External link

qt Monday, January 4, 2021 10:26:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "I've indicated we're going to be tackling COVID or living with COVID for many years. COVID may well become a bit like flu, but that will occur once we have the tool which is an effective vaccine," "So once we have effectively vaccinated the population, we then need to reset and readjust and recap our public health measures, but that's a long way off" External link

qt Monday, January 4, 2021 10:26:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We're now dealing with a different cluster in Berala and the tools we use to control it need to be cognisant of that environment," External link

theherald-au Monday, January 4, 2021 10:19:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are particularly urging residents of western, southwestern Sydney and Wollongong to come forward with even the mildest of symptoms," "We need to see those testing levels sustained and that's because people were at those exposure venues for a number of days" External link

peopledaily Monday, January 4, 2021 9:09:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "The person who entered the BWS … they had no symptoms and no reason at all to think they had a COVID infection," External link

qt Monday, January 4, 2021 8:10:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "The person who entered the BWS … they had no symptoms and no reason at all to think they had a COVID infection," External link

qt Monday, January 4, 2021 8:10:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "I've indicated we're going to be tackling COVID or living with COVID for many years. COVID may well become a bit like flu, but that will occur once we have the tool which is an effective vaccine," "So once we have effectively vaccinated the population, we then need to reset and readjust and recap our public health measures, but that's a long way off" External link

qt Monday, January 4, 2021 8:10:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are particularly urging residents of western, southwestern Sydney and Wollongong to come forward with even the mildest of symptoms," "We need to see those testing levels sustained and that's because people were at those exposure venues for a number of days" External link

sinacom-en Monday, January 4, 2021 7:26:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are particularly urging residents of western, southwestern Sydney and Wollongong to come forward with even the mildest of symptoms," "We need to see those testing levels sustained and that's because people were at those exposure venues for a number of days" External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, January 4, 2021 6:27:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This assists us greatly ... it means we have less missing links," External link

smh Monday, January 4, 2021 4:48:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Can I just stress that at the time where the person entered the BWS, they had no symptoms and no reason at all to think they had COVID infection," External link

abc-au Monday, January 4, 2021 4:10:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It really is important that we all bring that to mind that any time we're out and about, someone could have COVID," "That's why we need those universal precautions of keeping that physical distancing and the mask-wearing particularly in those indoor settings" External link

abc-au Monday, January 4, 2021 4:10:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This assists us greatly ... it means we have less missing links," External link

watoday Monday, January 4, 2021 2:03:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are still concerned about a case that occurred yesterday where we still haven't managed to find links in terms of the Avalon cluster…despite intensive investigations," "We know genomically the Wollongong, Croydon and the Avalon clusters are linked genomically, we still haven't found that missing link there. So our investigations continue" External link

nzherald Sunday, January 3, 2021 11:47:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This assists us greatly ... it means we have less missing links," External link

theherald-au Sunday, January 3, 2021 9:12:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant told : "We know these transmission events have happened through very minimal exposure. We are asking members of the community who did purchase alcohol or enter that premises for that period to be very vigilant," External link

newshub Sunday, January 3, 2021 9:02:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We know these transmission events have happened through very minimal exposure, we are asking members of the community who did purchase alcohol or enter that premises for that period to be very vigilant and take the public health action of isolating for 14 days if you were there at those times," External link

9news Sunday, January 3, 2021 5:23:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This assists us greatly... it means we have less missing links," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, January 3, 2021 2:11:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are still concerned about a case that occurred yesterday where we still haven't managed to find links in terms of the Avalon cluster…despite intensive investigations," "We know genomically the Wollongong, Croydon and the Avalon clusters are linked genomically, we still haven't found that missing link there. So our investigations continue" External link

qt Sunday, January 3, 2021 12:12:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This is critical information because we know that there have been transmission events at this venue. And it is important that we know that also those transmission events occurred through what appear to be very brief exposures at that venue," External link

qt Sunday, January 3, 2021 12:12:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We are still concerned about a case that occurred yesterday where we still haven’t managed to find links in terms of the Avalon clusterdespite intensive investigations,” “We know genomically the Wollongong, Croydon and the Avalon clusters are linked genomically, we still haven’t found that missing link there. So our investigations continue” External link

dailytelegraph Sunday, January 3, 2021 11:52:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This is critical information because we know that there have been transmission events at this venue. And it is important that we know that also those transmission events occurred through what appear to be very brief exposures at that venue," External link

dailytelegraph Sunday, January 3, 2021 11:52:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are still concerned about a case that occurred yesterday where we still haven't managed to find links in terms of the Avalon cluster…despite intensive investigations," "We know genomically the Wollongong, Croydon and the Avalon clusters are linked genomically, we still haven't found that missing link there. So our investigations continue" External link

qt Sunday, January 3, 2021 10:39:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This is critical information because we know that there have been transmission events at this venue. And it is important that we know that also those transmission events occurred through what appear to be very brief exposures at that venue," External link

qt Sunday, January 3, 2021 10:39:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant told : “We know these transmission events have happened through very minimal exposure. We are asking members of the community who did purchase alcohol or enter that premises for that period to be very vigilant,” External link

expressindia Sunday, January 3, 2021 10:34:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This assists us greatly... it means we have less missing links," External link

smh Sunday, January 3, 2021 10:33:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant told : “We know these transmission events have happened through very minimal exposure. We are asking members of the community who did purchase alcohol or enter that premises for that period to be very vigilant,” External link

alarabiya-en Sunday, January 3, 2021 9:23:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant told : "We know these transmission events have happened through very minimal exposure. We are asking members of the community who did purchase alcohol or enter that premises for that period to be very vigilant," External link

trust Sunday, January 3, 2021 7:14:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Unfortunately one of the patient transport workers acquired infection, passed it on to a colleague, that colleague had been at the Berala BWS for a very fleeting amount of time, but what we now know is that transmission occurred," External link

qt Sunday, January 3, 2021 6:50:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “Unfortunately one of the patient transport workers acquired infection, passed it on to a colleague, that colleague had been at the Berala BWS for a very fleeting amount of time, but what we now know is that transmission occurred,” External link

dailytelegraph Sunday, January 3, 2021 6:49:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This is critical information because we know that there have been transmission events at this venue. And it is important that we know that also those transmission events occurred through what appear to be very brief exposures at that venue," External link

dailytelegraph Sunday, January 3, 2021 6:49:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This assists us greatly... it means we have less missing links," External link

theherald-au Sunday, January 3, 2021 6:33:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant told : "We know these transmission events have happened through very minimal exposure. We are asking members of the community who did purchase alcohol or enter that premises for that period to be very vigilant," External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, January 3, 2021 5:57:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This is critical and I can't stress enough how concerned we are about the transmission potential," External link

abc-au Sunday, January 3, 2021 4:44:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We will be attempting to contact you, but our records might be incomplete in terms of who was at that premise, so please reach out to your friends and family who you know used that bottle shop and check with them," External link

abc-au Sunday, January 3, 2021 4:44:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "A family group who had returned from overseas were transported to a health facility … unfortunately one of the patient transport workers acquired infection, passed it on to a colleague, [and] that colleague had been at the Berala BWS for a very fleeting amount of time, but what we now know is that transmission occurred," External link

abc-au Sunday, January 3, 2021 4:44:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We know these transmission events have happened through very minimal exposure, we are asking members of the community who did purchase alcohol or enter that premises for that period to be very vigilant and take the public health action of isolating for 14 days if you were there at those times," External link

9news Sunday, January 3, 2021 4:38:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This is critical information because we know that there have been transmission events at this venue. And it is important that we know that also those transmission events occurred through what appear to be very brief exposures at that venue," External link

qt Sunday, January 3, 2021 4:31:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This is critical and I can't stress enough how concerned we are about the transmission potential," External link

abc-au Sunday, January 3, 2021 4:27:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We will be attempting to contact you, but our records might be incomplete in terms of who was at that premise, so please reach out to your friends and family who you know used that bottle shop and check with them," External link

abc-au Sunday, January 3, 2021 4:27:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "A family group who had returned from overseas were transported to a health facility … unfortunately one of the patient transport workers acquired infection, passed it on to a colleague, [and] that colleague had been at the Berala BWS for a very fleeting amount of time, but what we now know is that transmission occurred," External link

abc-au Sunday, January 3, 2021 4:27:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We've focused very much on indoor settings where you might have different social groups and networks that you don't normally go with," "In terms of supermarkets, retail and other settings, you're potentially crossing paths, albeit for a shorter duration, with people that you may not have in your social networks. Masks help us control the spread" External link

watoday Sunday, January 3, 2021 3:45:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant told : “This is critical information because we know that there have been transmission events at this venue,” External link

yahoo-au Sunday, January 3, 2021 3:26:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “That is why we have said today that the health experts, along with police and event organisers, will be doing a walk-through of the SCG to make sure that the Covid-safe plan is as tight as it needs to be, to make sure there are not any further revisions to the plan, and to make sure we’re doing everything we can to keep community safe,” External link

guardian Saturday, January 2, 2021 9:49:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “At this point the western Sydney cases are not linked [to the Avalon cluster]. We’ll be interested whether that sequence matches the Avalon cluster,” External link

theherald-au Friday, January 1, 2021 11:53:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This was before either the case from the Croydon cluster or the case from Wollongong had their infection, and what we're looking at is whether they were both infected at that time and date," "There may have been a person at that restaurant who unknowingly had COVID at that time who had exposures or links to the northern beaches venues. It is critical we get to the bottom of this and so I urge everyone at that venue [to get tested]," External link

theherald-au Friday, January 1, 2021 11:53:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “At this point the western Sydney cases are not linked [to the Avalon cluster]. We’ll be interested whether that sequence matches the Avalon cluster,” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, January 1, 2021 11:48:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This was before either the case from the Croydon cluster or the case from Wollongong had their infection, and what we're looking at is whether they were both infected at that time and date," "There may have been a person at that restaurant who unknowingly had COVID at that time who had exposures or links to the northern beaches venues. It is critical we get to the bottom of this and so I urge everyone at that venue [to get tested]," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, January 1, 2021 11:48:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This was before either the case from Croydon cluster or the case from Wollongong had their infection, and what we're looking at is whether they were both infected at that time and date," External link

smh Friday, January 1, 2021 11:45:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “At this point the western Sydney cases are not linked [to the Avalon cluster]. We’ll be interested whether that sequence matches the Avalon cluster,” External link

theage Friday, January 1, 2021 11:42:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This was before either the case from the Croydon cluster or the case from Wollongong had their infection, and what we're looking at is whether they were both infected at that time and date," "There may have been a person at that restaurant who unknowingly had COVID at that time who had exposures or links to the northern beaches venues. It is critical we get to the bottom of this and so I urge everyone at that venue [to get tested]," External link

theage Friday, January 1, 2021 11:42:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This was before either the case from Croydon cluster or the case from Wollongong had their infection, and what we're looking at is whether they were both infected at that time and date," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, January 1, 2021 10:02:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It is important if you are hearing this and you know anybody within the Bermagui area that you reach to them and make sure that they are aware of the situation," "We understand that there may be a lot of visitors who have travelled to that part over the festive season" External link

bordermail Friday, January 1, 2021 7:25:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It is important that if you know anybody within the Bermagui area that you reach out to them and make sure that they are aware of this," "We understand that there may be a lot of visitors who have travelled to that part over the festive season" External link

abc-au Friday, January 1, 2021 6:11:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This was before either the case from Croydon cluster or the case from Wollongong had their infection, and what we're looking at is whether they were both infected at that time and date," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, January 1, 2021 5:35:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It is important if you are hearing this and you know anybody within the Bermagui area that you reach to them and make sure that they are aware of the situation," "We understand that there may be a lot of visitors who have travelled to that part over the festive season" External link

illawarramercury Friday, January 1, 2021 5:27:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “Until we got the Croydon cluster we were on a more pleasing trajectory … but if we start seeing cases where we don’t know the source of, particularly in the presence of low rates of community testing, that really elevates our risk threshold and it means we will be having to take even more precautionary actions,” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, January 1, 2021 4:44:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This was before either the case from Croydon cluster or the case from Wollongong had their infection, and what we're looking at is whether they were both infected at that time and date," External link

theage Friday, January 1, 2021 4:36:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It is important that if you know anybody within the Bermagui area that you reach out to them and make sure that they are aware of this," "We understand that there may be a lot of visitors who have travelled to that part over the festive season" External link

abc-au Friday, January 1, 2021 4:13:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "There may have been a transmission event at that venue," External link

illawarramercury Friday, January 1, 2021 3:52:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "COVID potentially will change our lives at all times and it may be something like the flu where we have to learn how to manage it with the tool of having a vaccine ... for literally years to come," External link

bordermail Friday, January 1, 2021 3:47:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This was before either the case from Croydon cluster or the case from Wollongong had their infection, and what we're looking at is whether they were both infected at that time and date," External link

theherald-au Friday, January 1, 2021 3:30:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "The source of the two of these cases, a man in his 40s and a man in his 20s, are under investigation and the third case, a man in his 20s, is a close household contact of one of the cases," External link

9news Friday, January 1, 2021 3:25:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “Until we got the Croydon cluster we were on a more pleasing trajectory … but if we start seeing cases where we don’t know the source of, particularly in the presence of low rates of community testing, that really elevates our risk threshold and it means we will be having to take even more precautionary actions,” External link

smh Friday, January 1, 2021 3:06:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "That's why that community has borne the brunt of the tighter restrictions," External link

abc-au Thursday, December 31, 2020 11:13:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "COVID potentially will change our lives at all times and it may be something like the flu where we have to learn how to manage it with the tool of having a vaccine ... for literally years to come," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, December 31, 2020 8:07:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "COVID potentially will change our lives at all times and it may be something like the flu where we have to learn how to manage it with the tool of having a vaccine ... for literally years to come," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, December 31, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant told : "COVID potentially will change our lives at all times ... for literally years to come, years," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, December 31, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "COVID potentially will change our lives at all times and it may be something like the flu where we have to learn how to manage it with the tool of having a vaccine ... for literally years to come," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, December 31, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “Until we got the Croydon cluster we were on a more pleasing trajectory … but if we start seeing cases where we don’t know the source of, particularly in the presence of low rates of community testing, that really elevates our risk threshold and it means we will be having to take even more precautionary actions,” External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, December 31, 2020 1:34:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We might get a little bit more normalcy once we have all the population vaccinated, but COVID potentially will change our lives at all times and it may be something like the flu where we have to learn how to manage it with the tool of having a vaccine ... for literally years to come," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, December 31, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “Until we got the Croydon cluster we were on a more pleasing trajectory … but if we start seeing cases where we don’t know the source of, particularly in the presence of low rates of community testing, that really elevates our risk threshold and it means we will be having to take even more precautionary actions,” External link

theage Thursday, December 31, 2020 12:19:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “Until we got the Croydon cluster we were on a more pleasing trajectory … but if we start seeing cases where we don’t know the source of, particularly in the presence of low rates of community testing, that really elevates our risk threshold and it means we will be having to take even more precautionary actions,” External link

smh Thursday, December 31, 2020 12:04:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We know there were a number of people that were infectious at times,” External link

yahoo-au Thursday, December 31, 2020 5:25:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Clearly, it's premature to say that it was on one day," External link

abc-au Thursday, December 31, 2020 2:08:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Clearly, it's premature to say that it was on one day," "But we are investigating a number of lines of inquiry to understand that transmission event" External link

abc-au Wednesday, December 30, 2020 11:28:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are expecting that there will be additional cases linked to that cluster just because of the number of close contacts [they] had over the period of Christmas and the preceding days," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, December 30, 2020 10:32:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are expecting that there will be additional cases linked to that cluster just because of the number of close contacts [they] had over the period of Christmas and the preceding days," External link

smh Wednesday, December 30, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are expecting that there will be additional cases linked to that cluster just because of the number of close contacts [they] had over the period of Christmas and the preceding days," External link

theherald-au Wednesday, December 30, 2020 5:54:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are expecting that there will be additional cases linked to that cluster just because of the number of close contacts they had over the period of Christmas and the preceding days," External link

9news Wednesday, December 30, 2020 5:40:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We understand the impact that this has, but at the moment until we understand the full scope of transmission, we do not want to inadvertently have any introductions into our aged care facilities," "There are no restrictions on people from regional New South Wales visiting residents in regional facilities" External link

9news Wednesday, December 30, 2020 5:40:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "And we also are asking people to ensure that they recognise around screaming and chanting, particularly when they are not in their fixed location," External link

theherald-au Wednesday, December 30, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "And we also are asking people to ensure that they recognise around screaming and chanting, particularly when they are not in their fixed location," External link

theage Wednesday, December 30, 2020 3:28:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are expecting that there will be additional cases linked to that cluster just because of the number of close contacts [they] had over the period of Christmas and the preceding days," External link

watoday Wednesday, December 30, 2020 11:52:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are expecting that there will be additional cases linked to that cluster just because of the number of close contacts [they] had over the period of Christmas and the preceding days," External link

smh Wednesday, December 30, 2020 11:33:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "There are six cases – three adults and three children, all members of the same extended family and they're all linked to the cluster in the inner west which we're now calling the Croydon cluster," External link

newstalkzb Wednesday, December 30, 2020 7:32:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We understand the impact that this has, but at the moment, until we understand the full scope of transmission, we do not want to inadvertently have any introductions into our aged care facilities," External link

abc-au Wednesday, December 30, 2020 7:07:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "As you understand, close families often get together at this time of year with multiple other members of families on multiple days," External link

abc-au Wednesday, December 30, 2020 7:07:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are expecting that there will be additional cases linked to that cluster just because of the number of close contacts and the close household contact that a number of those contacts had over the period of Christmas and the preceding days," External link

abc-au Wednesday, December 30, 2020 6:34:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are expecting that there will be additional cases linked to that [Croydon] cluster just because of the number of close contacts [they] had over the period of Christmas and the preceding days," External link

watoday Wednesday, December 30, 2020 6:19:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Until we further understand the community transmission across broader Sydney, we are taking a very precautionary approach to aged care visitors," External link

watoday Wednesday, December 30, 2020 6:19:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are expecting that there will be additional cases linked to that [Croydon] cluster just because of the number of close contacts [they] had over the period of Christmas and the preceding days," External link

theherald-au Wednesday, December 30, 2020 6:11:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Until we further understand the community transmission across broader Sydney, we are taking a very precautionary approach to aged care visitors," External link

theherald-au Wednesday, December 30, 2020 6:11:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "There are six cases – three adults and three children, all members of the same extended family and they're all linked to the cluster in the inner west which we're now calling the Croydon cluster," External link

nzherald Wednesday, December 30, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are expecting that there will be additional cases linked to that cluster just because of the number of close contacts [they] had over the period of Christmas and the preceding days," External link

theherald-au Wednesday, December 30, 2020 3:58:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Until we further understand the community transmission across broader Sydney, we are taking a very precautionary approach to aged care visitors," External link

theherald-au Wednesday, December 30, 2020 3:58:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are expecting that there will be additional cases linked to that cluster just because of the number of close contacts and the close household contact that a number of those contacts had over the period of Christmas and the preceding days," External link

abc-au Wednesday, December 30, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Until we further understand the community transmission across broader Sydney, we are taking a very precautionary approach to aged care visitors," "So until at least 11.59pm on Wednesday, 6 January, we're asking all residential aged care facilities exclude visitors excepting those performing essential caring functions, and obviously end of life" External link

nzherald Wednesday, December 30, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "As a precaution, until we further understand the community transmission across broader Sydney, we are taking a very precautionary approach to aged care visitors," "So until at least 11.59pm on Wednesday, 6 January, we're asking all residential aged care facilities exclude visitors excepting those performing essential caring functions, and obviously end of life" External link

dailytelegraph Wednesday, December 30, 2020 3:25:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "What we're obviously looking at is whether someone who attended that restaurant was inadvertently infectious unknowingly infectious at that time, that testing will help us identify that," "And also if this person was exposed at this venue, this will help us ensure that no-one else is unknowingly infectious that ate at that venue" External link

dailytelegraph Wednesday, December 30, 2020 3:25:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "He was a household contact for a locally-acquired case and although his death is considered to be related to Covid, that's based on the doctors completing a death certificate as to the cause of death," External link

themirror Tuesday, December 29, 2020 1:05:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “There were three cases that we are currently investigating,” External link

guardian Tuesday, December 29, 2020 7:45:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We have not ruled out that there are established links to one of those cases, but literally two of those notifications came in this morning, from the laboratory, and one came in at around 11pm last night,” External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, December 29, 2020 7:18:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Often we have a period when we don't understand the linkages, but by late in the afternoon we hope that [through] the cooperation of those individuals we will end up having a better picture, we will release any information that is relevant to the public to respond to straightaway," External link

abc-au Tuesday, December 29, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We have not ruled out that there are established links to one of those cases, but literally two of those notifications came in this morning, from the laboratory, and one came in at around 11pm last night,” External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, December 29, 2020 3:42:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Often we have a period when we don't understand the linkages, but by late in the afternoon we hope that [through] the cooperation of those individuals we will end up having a better picture, we will release any information that is relevant to the public to respond to straightaway," External link

abc-au Tuesday, December 29, 2020 3:38:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "I could not be clearer. Going on holidays is not one of the four essential reasons for leaving," External link

smh Tuesday, December 29, 2020 1:23:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are at a critical stage in our response and unless we have those high testing rates, it does not give us adequate assurance that we are not missing undetected lines of transmission," External link

smh Tuesday, December 29, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are at a critical stage in our response and unless we have those high testing rates, it does not give us adequate assurance that we are not missing undetected lines of transmission," "We may never find the exact source and the links but what's most important is we are not missing unrecognised chains of transmission" External link

smh Tuesday, December 29, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We're pursuing a lot of - a lot of avenues of inquiry," External link

smh Tuesday, December 29, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant told : “Today I’m advised that we’ve had a couple of UK returned travellers with the particular mutations you’re referring to,” External link

yahoo-au Monday, December 28, 2020 11:16:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "I urge everyone, including those in the Northern Beaches in both zones, to come forward for testing with the most minimal of symptoms," "But my plea extends across the state - please come forward, it is critical to us understanding this current cluster" External link

9news Monday, December 28, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are at a critical stage in our response and unless we have those high testing rates, it does not give us adequate assurance that we are not missing undetected lines of transmission," External link

watoday Monday, December 28, 2020 2:20:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We have had a detection in the Warriewood, Hornsby Heights and Brooklyn catchments and NSW Health is aware of recently positive cases in these areas but again urges local residents to please get tested," External link

abc-au Sunday, December 27, 2020 4:33:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "I can't stress how important it is [for] anyone with the most minimal of symptoms across the state," External link

theherald-au Sunday, December 27, 2020 4:29:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "I can't stress how important it is [for] anyone with the most minimal of symptoms across the state," External link

smh Sunday, December 27, 2020 4:24:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "I can't stress how important it is [for] anyone with the most minimal of symptoms across the state," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, December 27, 2020 4:00:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are at a critical stage in our response and unless we have those high testing rates, it does not give us adequate assurance that we are not missing undetected lines of transmission," External link

theherald-au Sunday, December 27, 2020 11:52:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are at a critical stage in our response and unless we have those high testing rates, it does not give us adequate assurance that we are not missing undetected lines of transmission," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, December 27, 2020 11:39:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "What we're looking for is the missing link," External link

watoday Sunday, December 27, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We're pursuing a lot of - a lot of avenues of inquiry," External link

watoday Sunday, December 27, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "So we're not looking at … the gentleman in his 20s infecting this firefighter," External link

abc-au Sunday, December 27, 2020 9:01:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Even if you historically had an illness that you think in retrospect might have been compatible with COVID, please get a test and please isolate until you get that negative test," "The reason we're saying get a test and then you're free to go [after testing negative] is because the 11th of December is a while ago, so we would have expected to pick up any transmission in that period of time" External link

abc-au Sunday, December 27, 2020 9:01:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "What we're looking for is the missing link," External link

theherald-au Sunday, December 27, 2020 8:20:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We're pursuing a lot of - a lot of avenues of inquiry," External link

theherald-au Sunday, December 27, 2020 8:20:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "I can't stress how important it is that anyone with the most minimal of symptoms across the state, we are at a critical stage in our response and unless we have those high testing rates, it does not give us adequate assurance that we are not missing undetected lines of transmission," "We may never find the exact source and the links but what's most important is we are not missing unrecognised chains of transmission" External link

theherald-au Sunday, December 27, 2020 8:20:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "When you have one test at one point in time, it just reflects your infectivity at that particular point in time," "This goes to the key point - that just because you're a negative at one point in time, you need to get a retest if symptoms develop" External link

qt Sunday, December 27, 2020 8:05:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "What we're looking for is the missing link," External link

theherald-au Sunday, December 27, 2020 6:48:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We're pursuing a lot of - a lot of avenues of inquiry," External link

theherald-au Sunday, December 27, 2020 6:48:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "I can't stress how important it is that anyone with the most minimal of symptoms across the state, we are at a critical stage in our response and unless we have those high testing rates, it does not give us adequate assurance that we are not missing undetected lines of transmission," "We may never find the exact source and the links but what's most important is we are not missing unrecognised chains of transmission" External link

theherald-au Sunday, December 27, 2020 6:48:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "What we're looking for is the missing link," External link

watoday Sunday, December 27, 2020 4:59:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We're pursuing a lot of - a lot of avenues of inquiry," External link

watoday Sunday, December 27, 2020 4:59:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "I can't stress how important it is that anyone with the most minimal of symptoms across the state, we are at a critical stage in our response and unless we have those high testing rates, it does not give us adequate assurance that we are not missing undetected lines of transmission," "We may never find the exact source and the links but what's most important is we are not missing unrecognised chains of transmission" External link

watoday Sunday, December 27, 2020 4:59:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We may never find the exact source and the links but what's most important is we are not missing unrecognised chains of transmission in the community currently and that's why it is equally as important for everyone across the state to be getting tested for COVID," External link

qt Sunday, December 27, 2020 4:57:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "There were 28 passengers and one flight attendant who flew on the flight which left Sydney at 2:10pm and arrived at 4:20 in Griffith," External link

9news Sunday, December 27, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We may never find the exact source and the links but what’s most important is we are not missing unrecognised chains of transmission in the community currently and that’s why it is equally as important for everyone across the state to be getting tested for COVID,” External link

dailytelegraph Sunday, December 27, 2020 4:17:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We're pursuing a lot of - a lot of avenues of inquiry," External link

watoday Sunday, December 27, 2020 3:58:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "I can't stress how important it is that anyone with the most minimal of symptoms across the state, we are at a critical stage in our response and unless we have those high testing rates, it does not give us adequate assurance that we are not missing undetected lines of transmission," "We may never find the exact source and the links but what's most important is we are not missing unrecognised chains of transmission" External link

watoday Sunday, December 27, 2020 3:58:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “So whilst he was tested on 23 December, when we looked and undertook serlogical testing, that's a blood testing of getting a better understanding of his time of infection, it indicated he had been infected about two to three weeks ago,” “And then when we take a history from him as well as his mother, he had a very transient illness associated with a very short period of fever on the 10th of December” External link

yahoo-au Sunday, December 27, 2020 3:32:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "There were 28 passengers and one flight attendant who flew on the flight which left Sydney at 2:10pm and arrived at 4:20 in Griffith," External link

9news Sunday, December 27, 2020 3:24:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “The case remains under investigation. We are relying on serological testing and repeat testing on that case turning negative, but we are looking at whether they could be a false positive or an old case,” “We are taking a very precautionary approach” External link

yahoo-au Saturday, December 26, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Anyone at this venue while visiting the hotel at 12.45 to 3:30pm on Wednesday 16 December for more than one hour I considered closed contacts," "Get tested, immediately and self isolate for 14 days regardless of the result. Anyone who was there for less than an hour needs to get tested immediately and self isolate pending a result" External link

qt Friday, December 25, 2020 7:47:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are asking residents of Belrose and Davidson and surrounding suburbs to be alert for systems and even if you have symptoms," External link

qt Friday, December 25, 2020 7:47:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "You have a number of alternatives: shop online, shop locally, and defer and delay and avoid crowded environments. And please, if you're going into those shopping sales, please wear a mask," External link

qt Friday, December 25, 2020 7:47:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "One is under investigation but has exposures in terms of transport links and works in the Northern Beaches local government area," External link

9news Friday, December 25, 2020 4:15:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “Anyone who was there for less than an hour needs to get tested immediately and self isolate pending a result,” External link

yahoo-au Friday, December 25, 2020 3:41:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “You need to get tested if symptoms arise and stay isolated,” “Should there even be the slightest symptom. We have a transmission at that venue so it is important everyone maintains focus” External link

yahoo-au Friday, December 25, 2020 3:41:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "What we are concerned about is that people from the northern beaches travel out of the northern beaches and they may have unknowingly travelled, as many did prior to … this outbreak [occurring]," External link

abc-au Thursday, December 24, 2020 10:21:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant urged : "The action we are requiring is that if you have been in this area of the CBD, get tested," External link

abc-au Thursday, December 24, 2020 10:21:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Please do not have visitors into your home if you are in isolation," External link

abc-au Thursday, December 24, 2020 11:30:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Two of those are the patient transport workers, one of those sequences is linked genetically to the Avalon cluster and we are awaiting sequencing on the second patient transport officer," "Two are geographically linked in the sense that they attended a number of the casual venues. One resides in the northern area of the Northern Beaches" External link

theage Thursday, December 24, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “This is the third case in an office worker in that part of the CBD,” “Anyone who has been in the north eastern part of the city, including the Australia square, the MLC Centre and Chifley Square should be alert for symptoms and isolate immediately and get tested should even the mildest symptoms develop” External link

yahoo-au Thursday, December 24, 2020 7:02:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are investigating another possible case with our colleagues in another jurisdiction that may be linked," External link

abc-au Thursday, December 24, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Investigations are continuing, that is one of the cases that we are keen to get to the bottom of, because it represents a chain of transmission we cannot explain," External link

abc-au Thursday, December 24, 2020 4:59:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "That was a Qantas flight departing Darwin to Sydney on December 18. This news has just come through so we don't have the flight details or any other details, but we wanted to advise you of that," External link

abc-au Wednesday, December 23, 2020 5:05:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "In relation to Central Coast residents, they're being asked to get tested if they have even the mildest of COVID symptoms," "That message goes for us across the state. That's because the state sewage surveillance program has detected traces of the virus in Kincumber servicing the Gosford area in which around 140,000 people reside" External link

qt Wednesday, December 23, 2020 4:53:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are aware that there is a COVID-positive case in the Central Coast as well as a case from western Sydney who visited Avoca while infectious last weekend, so there is an explanation for this but we want to take a cautious approach," "Please be on high alert and get tested if you've got the most minimal of symptoms" External link

qt Wednesday, December 23, 2020 4:53:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "The vast majority of people do the right thing," "They don't want to be the reason there is transmission spread into the community, they want to protect their loved ones" External link

abc-au Wednesday, December 23, 2020 1:30:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "The vast majority of people do the right thing," "They don't want to be the reason there is transmission spread into the community, they want to protect their loved ones" External link

abc-au Tuesday, December 22, 2020 10:31:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Advice will be going out to the community in Gundagai who may have also accessed that food outlet," External link

portstephensexaminer Tuesday, December 22, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant told : "What we're interested in is making sure we don't see any further transmission that is not linked exactly to the Avalon cluster," External link

portstephensexaminer Tuesday, December 22, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “They don’t want to be the reason that there is transmission spread into the community, they want to protect their loved ones,” External link

theherald-au Tuesday, December 22, 2020 4:17:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “As you’d imagine with us taking a very low threshold [for] venues it does generate a lot [of work],” External link

theherald-au Tuesday, December 22, 2020 4:17:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “I can understand that when people are out they are not thinking about that, but if people could just be particularly attentive,” External link

theherald-au Tuesday, December 22, 2020 4:17:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “The NSW community has generally been incredibly positive and compliant,” External link

theherald-au Tuesday, December 22, 2020 4:17:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Advice will be going out to the community in Gundagai who may have also accessed that food outlet," External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, December 22, 2020 4:31:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "A close workplace contact of this healthcare worker has come back positive since the 8pm figures and that will be included in the account for tomorrow," External link

newshub Tuesday, December 22, 2020 4:20:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "What we are interested in is that we don't see further transmission that is not directly linked to the Avalon cluster," External link

watoday Tuesday, December 22, 2020 2:04:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant disse : "Estamos prevendo que 20% da população será afetada na primeira onda" External link

noticias-terra-br Friday, March 13, 2020 3:20:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant disse : "Estamos prevendo que 20% da população será afetada na primeira onda" External link

uol Friday, March 13, 2020 3:11:00 PM EAT



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chief health8.11%EN07/06/201606/07/2016
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Kerry ChantEN100.00%


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