Phoebe Burgess was forced into solitary confinement after visiting a hairdresser in Sydney days after a positive case of Covid-19.
The 32-year-old ex-wife of former NRL star Sam Burgess visited the Joh Bailey hair salon in Double Bay on June 22, where there are now three cases linked to a male barber.
The salon, which is a favorite of the rich and famous in Sydney, was revealed to have been exposed to the virus from June 17-19.
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In a series of Instagram stories Thursday, Phoebe thanked her more than 80,000 followers for registering after being at the barber shop.
She said that even though she wasn’t there at the same time as the positive staff member, she still wanted to get tested, showing the process in a video.
“I did my research on the contact areas in Sydney and although I was not at the Double Bay lounge during the times of close contact, I chose to get tested and self-isolate as soon as possible.” , wrote Phoebe.
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“After being in Sydney for the past 48 hours, he drove straight to our nearest test location in the (Southern Highlands).”
The mother-of-two revealed that her daughter Poppy has also been tested.
The popular hairstylist took to his official Instagram page on Thursday to thank NSW Health for their efficiency and support during the outbreak, while adding that his Double Bay salon will be temporarily closed for a deep clean.
âWe will communicate our reopening date in due course. Our Bondi and Bowral lounges remain open as usual, âsaid Joh.
âA huge thank you to our valued customers and our community who sent us messages of support and kindness. “
Another venue in Double Bay that has also been added to the growing list of Sydney exhibition venues is Matteo Restaurant and Christo’s Pizzeria in Paddington.
Anyone who visited the sites was considered close contact and was instructed to get tested immediately.
Health officials still do not know how Joh Bailey’s hairstylist caught the virus, being the only case among Thursday’s figures that authorities were unable to link to an existing infection.
NSW Health has sent out at least four updates since 5 p.m. Thursday with additional sites including Fitness First, Woolworths, Kmart and 7-Eleven gyms among other sites in the western, eastern, northern, western and southern suburbs. -west Sydney.
Health officials have also warned residents of western New South Wales with fragments of the virus first detected at the Bourke sewage treatment plant.
Two Fitness First gyms in Bondi were followed by a positive case, just days after another positive case visited two Fitness First sites in Sydney’s CBD on June 16 and 17.
Originally posted as Ex-WAG caught in mystery lounge outbreak