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New Zealand’s health authorities say they have detected a fifth positive case of coronavirus from a quarantine hotel.
The person had spent 14 days in the hotel before spending a further five days in isolation at home in Hamilton on the north island. For that reason, authorities think the risk to the community is low.
An individual who had been a guest at the managed isolation facility at the Pullman Hotel and has been isolating at home in Hamilton since 30 January has tested positive for #COVID19
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More than 23,000 people in Victoria were tested for coronavirus over the past 24 hours, with no positive results returned.
That will be a huge relief for the Australian state, where the Australian Open tennis tournament is about to start.