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Queensland coronavirus update

Please attribute the below to Dr Jeannette Young, Chief Health Officer:

6 February 2020

There has been a fifth confirmed case of novel coronavirus in Queensland.

The 37 year old woman, a Chinese national, is currently isolated in the Gold Coast University Hospital (GCUH).

The woman is travelling in the same tour group as the previously confirmed cases – a 44 year old man, a 42 year old woman, a 37 year old man and an 8 year old boy.

All five people who have been confirmed to have novel coronavirus are stable.

The four others from the same tour group remain in isolation in GCUH.

Last updated: 6 February 2020