Coronavirus: first cases of community transmission confirmed in Australia

A NSW health worker who has not travelled overseas in three months has been diagnosed with the disease along with a 41-year-old woman

Australia now has 30 patients who have been diagnosed with coronavirus, including the first confirmed cases of community transmission.

On Monday afternoon the New South Wales health minister, Brad Hazzard, said a 41 year-old NSW woman caught the disease and that her case could be traced back to her 43-year-old brother who had returned from Iran.

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