CBD protester now in hospital with COVID-19
A protester who attended the anti-vaccination demonstrations in Melbourne’s CBD on Wednesday is in hospital with COVID-19.
The Department of Health has confirmed the news on Thursday evening.
The person is not receiving intensive care.
A full public health investigation is underway.
Anybody who attended the rally is being urged to get tested, especially if they experience COVID-like symptoms (no matter how mild).
Ambulance Victoria chief Tony Walker told 3AW on Thursday afternoon emergency services had never been under so much pressure.