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    A whistleblower has revealed Spotless employees worked as security guards in Alfred Hospitals just days after working shifts in Victoria’s quarantine hotels. Subscribe: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Dubbed “hot hotels”, they’re being used for COVID-19 patients who can’t safely isolate at home. The ABC has been told that many of those recruited to work there were former bouncers with little experience in infection control. Both Spotless and Alfred Health say the staff had been fully trained in using PPE. Elias Clure reports. ABC News provides around the clock coverage of news events as they break in Australia and abroad, including the latest coronavirus pandemic updates. It’s news when you want it, from Australia’s most trusted news organisation. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY Watch more ABC News content ad-free on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Go deeper on our ABC News In-depth channel: https://ab.co/2lNeBn2 Like ABC News on Facebook: http://facebook.com/abcnews.au Follow ABC News on Instagram: http://instagram.com/abcnews_au Follow ABC News on Twitter: http://twitter.com/abcnews #ABCNews #ABCNewsAustralia #breakingnews

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