Victoria's parliament closed for urgent cleaning after security guard tests ...

Victoria's parliament is closed for urgent cleaning after security guard tests positive to coronavirus - as politicians nervously wait to see if they need to be tested Parliamentary security guard tests positive on Thursday for coronavirus   Victoria's politicians are on standby to see if they need to be tested for covid  It's not known whether he was working when Parliament sat earlier this month  Victoria's Parliament House and grounds are now closed for urgent cleaning 

By Alison Bevege For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 08:27 BST, 13 September 2020 | Updated: 08:52 BST, 13 September 2020

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A security guard at Victoria's Parliament House has tested positive for coronavirus.

Victoria's Parliament House and grounds have been closed for cleaning and contact tracing has begun. 

Politicians are waiting on advice from Victoria's Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to see if they need individual testing, although some have already taken this precaution.

The security guard tested positive on Thursday to the virus.

Victoria's Parliament House pictured on Sunday. A security guard has tested positive to coronavirus, prompting the closure of Parliament for deep cleaning

Victoria's Parliament House pictured on Sunday. A security guard has tested positive to coronavirus, prompting the closure of Parliament for deep cleaning

The Parliament of Victoria building and grounds (pictured on Sunday) are closed until further notice. The Legislative Council is scheduled to sit again on Tuesday and Wednesday. It is not known whether this will be affected

The Parliament of Victoria building and grounds (pictured on Sunday) are closed until further notice. The Legislative Council is scheduled to sit again on Tuesday and Wednesday. It is not known whether this will be

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