Can genomic sequencing reliably track coronavirus?

Only in conjunction with other epidemiological information, say researchers who investigated July's outbreak at the Crossroads Hotel in Casula, NSW

When a coronavirus case bobbed up at the Crossroads Hotel in Casula, NSW, in July, you might have quickly guessed it was linked to a traveller from Victoria.

Testing outside the Crossroads Hotel, Casula. Source: AAP

But to confirm this, health officials turned to genomic sequencing.

The genetic confirmation informed that indeed it was and led to the decision to

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