COVID-19: Melbourne on alert following new case; ‘mystery link’ in Sydney still no found | 7NEWS

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    A Victorian man has sparked an urgent public health alert after testing positive to COVID-19 and ending Melbourne’s 73-day run without a case in the community; while New South Wales Chief Health Officer Dr Kerry Chant says authorities still don’t know how a Sydney man was exposed to the virus.

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