Concord Hospital in Sydney’s west has gone into lockdown, closing its doors to all visitors until at least Friday.
The drastic move comes after several healthcare workers at the hospital tested positive to coronavirus, sparking fears that vulnerable patients could become infected.
There are five cases linked to Concord Hospital, including the initial emergency ward worker who worked a shift while infectious on September 1.
The hospital will be closed from 8am on Wednesday to 10am on Friday for deep cleaning of all wards.
More to follow.