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    A doctor at the Princess Alexandra hospital has caught coronavirus from a patient sparking a desperate effort to stop an outbreak. Every hospital, aged care facility, youth and adult correction centre and disability service has been slammed shut with no visitors allowed for at least 72 hours.

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