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A woman who travelled from Melbourne to Queensland’s Sunshine Coast has tested positive for COVID-19, health authorities have confirmed.
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Health Minister Yvette D’Ath said a 44-year-old woman left Victoria on June 1, travelled through New South Wales and crossed the Queensland border on June 5.

Victoria’s lockdown had already started when she left.

The woman is staying with her husband and other family members in Caloundra and was tested yesterday, with a positive result confirmed today, Ms D’Ath said.

She is currently being interviewed and Queensland Health is set to release a list of exposure sites.

Testing clinics on the Sunshine Coast will be open for extended hours and Ms D’Ath has urged people to get tested.

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