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COVID-19 detected in two Qld wastewater plants covering 62 suburbs

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Queensland health officials have issued an urgent COVID-19 alert that affects more than 60 suburbs in the state after fragments of coronavirus were found in two wastewater treatment plants.Coronavirus fragments were detected at the Bundaberg and Gibson Island plants, which cover a total of 62 suburbs.
The state’s chief health officer, Dr Jeanette Young, is concerned because officials are unable to determine whether the fragments contain an overseas variant of COVID-19 or if they are from historical…

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