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COVID-19 traces at seven new sewage sites




Traces of COVID-19 have been detected in sewage at seven more Queensland sites.

Viral fragments of the virus were found at wastewater treatment plants at Cairns South, Cairns Marlin Coast, Nambour, Maroochydore, Pulgul at Hervey Bay, Condon at Townsville, and Yeppoon.

Queensland recorded no new coronavirus cases on Tuesday.

However, chief health officer Dr Jeanette Young said authorities were treating the detections seriously.

“A positive sewage result means that someone who has been infected was shedding the…

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