Eighth case of coronavirus among Australians from Diamond Princess

Kirsten Lawson
Updated February 27 2020 - 8:18am, first published February 26 2020 - 3:23pm

Anyone in hospital with "an unusual pneumonia" is now being tested for coronavirus, Chief Medical Officer Brendan Murphy said on Wednesday, as an eighth case was confirmed among Australians evacuated from the Diamond Princess cruise ship.

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Kirsten Lawson

Kirsten Lawson

Political reporter

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