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Covid-19: ‘Major outbreak’ at Christchurch isolation facility housing dozens of international fishermen –

Hundreds of international fishermen are thought to be isolating at the hotel, which is now in lockdown.



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Eleven international seamen have tested positive for Covid-19 days after arriving in Christchurch.
Stuff previously reported about 440 fishermen from Russia and Ukraine were due to arrive on two flights chartered by fishing companies the first of which is thought to have touched down from Moscow via Singapore on Friday.
Many of the 237 people onboard have been isolating at the Sudima Hotel, near Christchurch Airport, since their arrival.
A Ministry of Health spokeswoman said there were 11 p…

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