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Australia Coronavirus fatalities rise in Australia after 81yo woman dies in Sydney

01:51  20 march  2020
01:51  20 march  2020 Source:   abc.net.au

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Ryde Hospital, in Sydney's north, has been linked to several COVID-19 cases © AAP / Paul Braven Ryde Hospital, in Sydney's north, has been linked to several COVID-19 cases NSW Health said an 81-year-old woman with the virus died last night.

She had close contact with another confirmed case of COVID-19 at Ryde Hospital.

There have been seven deaths across Australia.

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There have been 46 new coronavirus infections in NSW in the past day, taking the state's total number of cases to 353.

More than 40,000 people have been tested in NSW since the outbreak began.

NSW Health confirmed that six of the state's confirmed patients are currently being treated in Intensive Care Units.

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The majority of confirmed cases have mild disease and are in isolation at home.

The Health Department said 158 of the state's confirmed cases were acquired overseas, 69 cases had contact with a previously confirmed case.

Fifty-two cases were acquired in the community and the source of a further 74 cases is under investigation.

More to come.

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