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Cargo ship brings coronavirus case to Queensland as Premier mounts pressure on NSW over border checkpoint dispute – ABC News

A crew member onboard a cargo ship from the Philippines tests positive for coronavirus in Queensland. It comes as Annastacia Palaszczuk mounts pressure on the New South Wales Premier to move the border to Tweed Heads.



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Queensland has recorded one new case of coronavirus overnight, as the Premier mounts pressure on her New South Wales counterpart to consider moving border checkpoints further south.
Key points:

  • Annastacia Palaszczuk says moving the border checkpoint to the Tweed River would be “easier operationally”
  • Ms Palaszczuk will today write to the NSW Premier urging the border location be moved
  • A crewman onboard a foreign cargo vessel has been taken to hospital with coronavirus

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