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Queensland novel coronavirus (COVID-19) update

25 March 2020

Please attribute to a Queensland Health spokesperson:

Queensland Health can confirm a second Queenslander has passed away from coronavirus (COVID-19) on the Darling Downs.

The 68 year old Toowoomba man had a serious underlying medical condition before contracting the virus. Queensland Health offers its sincere condolences to his family.

The man’s family remain in isolation as close contacts.

It’s the second death from COVID-19 in Queensland after a 77 year old Sunshine Coast woman with an underlying medical condition passed away in Sydney.

Last updated: 25 March 2020