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BREAKING Victorian health officials has confirmed a 50-year-old man has coronavirus, in the first confirmed case of the SARS-like virus in Australia

Victorian health officials have confirmed a 50-year-old man has coronavirus, in the first confirmed case of the SARS-like virus in Australia.

"It is important to stress that there is no cause for alarm to the community. The patient is isolated and is undergoing treatment and we do not have any further suspected cases at this stage," Ms Mikakos told reporters on Saturday afternoon.Yesterday, authorities said they were investigating four possible cases of the deadly virus, but later revealed two of the patients had been given the all-clear by doctors.

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“Another two suspects” in QLD? What? They’re potential criminals now? 🤦🏼‍♀️

Oh no! 😷😷 how many people has he potentially spread the virus to before he was diagnosed 😷😷 and now those people spreading the virus to others 😷😷😷😷😷

No cause for concern yet China has imposed strict lockdown's in their own country ScottMorrison get onto this quick Mister PM not like you did with bushfire crisis, or you gonna wait till it's a National Crisis go on a quick holiday then pretend you cared?

This is dangerous in particular in bushfires areas where sanitation might be an issue. Government must track this guy’s contact level. The smoke haze might increase risk of virus containment. China’s totalitarian regime, non transparency coupled w “WHO”..create human disasters.

In the same article: “There are no confirmed cases of the virus in Australia.” What the?

So now we should stop all passengers from China to come to Australia. The risk is too great. auspol ScottMorrisonMP AlboMP coronarovirus

Makes one wonder how many arrived just for Lunar New Year festivities? The poor staff who have to work these events. ☹ We'll be steering well clear. coronavirus LunarNewYear

Bushfires, dust, floods and now comfirmed coronavirus. One disaster after another. coronavirus

Human to human spread. Might need to quarantine the rest of the ppl on the same flight.

Far out that sucks

Time to ban incoming flights from China ScottMorrisonMP .

Stop all the flights coming from CHINA ScottMorrisonMP, we’ve already been through enough. ScottMorrisonMP

What needs to happen for Australia to act and stop the incoming flights until this resolves? Why are we so stupid, and without a true leadership

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