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Queensland closes border to Greater Sydney to stop spread of coronavirus

Christian Fernsby |
Australia has introduced another stringent border measure to stop the spread of coronavirus, with Queensland announcing it is closing its doors to Greater Sydney.

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It comes as New South Wales (NSW) health officials confirmed 19 new cases in the state, with most linked to clusters in Sydney including the funeral cluster, the Thai Rock Wetherill Park cluster and the Potts Point outbreak, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

Anyone who has been in Greater Sydney in the previous 14 days prior to their arrival in Queensland will be turned away. Queensland residents need to pay for their own mandatory hotel isolation.

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