Newborn baby of NRL star Tom Burgess faces fear of Covid-19 in Sydney

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NRL player Tom Burgess faces the heartbreaking prospect of not being able to see his baby girl in hospital until she receives the results of her Covid-19 test.

The South Sydney Rabbitohs star is not allowed to enter the recovery room to comfort her four-week-old daughter, Elodie, who is battling a lung infection.

The sad news comes as a new cluster of coronavirus emerges in Sydney, with six new cases detected on northern beaches.

Sad: NRL player Tom Burgess faces the heartbreaking prospect of not being able to see his baby girl in hospital until she receives the results of her Covid-19 test. Tom’s fiancee Tahlia Giumelli revealed her family’s grief on Instagram on Thursday, sharing this photo of the rugby league star looking at her daughter through the glass windows of the hospital room.

Tom’s fiancee Tahlia Giumelli revealed her family’s grief on Instagram on Thursday, sharing a photo of the rugby league player looking at his daughter through the glass windows of the hospital room.

“This image broke my heart and for the first time in this experience I cried,” she wrote in the caption.

Elodie, born prematurely at 36 weeks, was diagnosed with bronchitis.

Tom cannot be physically near his partner and child until Elodie and Tahlia receive their negative Covid-19 test results, which can take several days.

Safety first: Elodie, born prematurely at 36 weeks, was diagnosed with bronchitis.  Tom cannot be physically near his partner and child until Elodie and Tahlia receive their negative Covid-19 test results, which can take several days.

Safety first: Elodie, born prematurely at 36 weeks, was diagnosed with bronchitis. Tom cannot be physically near his partner and child until Elodie and Tahlia receive their negative Covid-19 test results, which can take several days.

Separated: Tahlia, who is also the mother of Sophie, a one-year-old daughter, said: 'There is nothing more painful than being separated from your child when you know he has the most need you ''

Separated: Tahlia, who is also the mother of Sophie, a one-year-old daughter, said: “There is nothing more painful than being separated from your child when you know he needs it most from you “

Tahlia, who is also the mother of Sophie, a one-year-old daughter, added: “There is nothing more painful than being separated from your child when he or she needs you most. ”

In November, a week after giving birth to Elodie, an “exhausted” Tahlia was hooked up to a drip in hospital after contracting gastroenteritis.

Tom also contracted gastroenteritis later.

`` I cried a lot of tears '': in November, a week after giving birth to Elodie, an `` exhausted '' Tahlia was connected to a drip in the hospital after having contracted gastro enteritis

“I cried a lot of tears”: in November, a week after giving birth to Elodie, an “exhausted” Tahlia was hooked to an IV in the hospital after contracting gastroenteritis

On Thursday, it was revealed that a cluster of coronavirus cases had emerged on the beaches in northern Sydney.

Six people have so far tested positive for the virus and the hunt for the mysterious super-spreader behind the outbreak is ongoing.

Authorities are urging people who have been in the area to come forward and get tested, even if they have the mildest symptoms.

“We want to be in the know and don’t want this to affect us in the last days before Christmas and urge everyone to be as vigilant as ever,” said NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian.

Tracing: So far, six people have tested positive for the virus and the hunt for the mysterious super-spreader behind the outbreak is on.  Pictured: Nurse Rebekah Duffy performs Covid-19 tests at Bondi Beach Testing Clinic

Tracing: So far, six people have tested positive for the virus and the hunt for the mysterious super-spreader behind the outbreak is on. Pictured: Nurse Rebekah Duffy performs Covid-19 tests at Bondi Beach Testing Clinic

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