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Coronavirus Australia: Adelaide school closes for deep cleaning after infection scare – NEWS.com.au

Coronavirus Australia: Adelaide school closes for deep cleaning after infection scare

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Two Adelaide high schools have been temporarily closed for deep cleaning after a woman may have exposed thousands of students to the deadly coronavirus.The adult student, who is in her 20s, attended both the Thebarton Senior College and Roma Mitchell Secondary College in the city’s northern suburbs while she was infectious.
The latter school was visited while the woman attended an after-hours class.
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Vic records 14 virus deaths, 372 new cases – Australian Associated Press

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Another 14 Victorians have died from coronavirus while the state has recorded 372 new cases.

The figures were tweeted by the Department of Health and Human Services on Friday morning, with further details of the latest victims to be released later in the day.

The deaths take the state’s toll from the virus to 289 and the national toll to 375.

It comes as the identity of “patient zero” for the state’s deadly second wave is reportedly revealed.

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COVID-19 diagnosis shuts Sydney school – Australian Associated Press

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Another independent Catholic school in Sydney has been closed after a student tested positive to COVID-19.

St Vincent’s College in Potts Point will be closed on Friday for cleaning and to allow health authorities to contact trace after a student on Thursday tested positive to coronavirus.

It’s the third independent Catholic school to shut after being exposed to the virus with Our Lady of Mercy College in Parramatta closed until August 24 after three cases…



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Coronavirus Australia news: Venues in Sydney undergo weekend cleaning following visits from COVID-infected people – ABC News

New alerts have been issued for venues visited by infected people after nine new COVID-19 cases were confirmed on Friday. Follow live.

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Several more venues in Sydney are being cleaned this weekend after people with coronavirus visited them, following nine new cases on Friday.
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