GP clinics, chemists 'biggest' source of virus transmission: Sydney

NSW Chief Health Officer Dr Kerry Chant says she is working with doctors and pharmacists to tighten measures to prevent symptomatic patients attending.

Medical centres and pharmacies have become the “biggest” potential source of community transmission in the current Sydney COVID-19 outbreak.

Chief health officer Dr Kerry Chant
Chief health officer Dr Kerry Chant. Photo: AAP

Twenty seven pharmacies and 13 medical centres in Greater Sydney have been identified as COVID-19 exposure sites in the past two weeks.