COVID-19 Claims Life Of Second Queenslander

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Queensland Health can confirm a second Queenslander has passed away from Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) on the Darling Downs.

The 68-year-old man had a serious underlying medical condition before contracting the virus, according to a Queensland Health spokesperson.

Queensland Health offers its sincere condolences to his family.

The spokesperson said the man’s family remain in isolation as close contacts.

It’s the second death from COVID-19 in Queensland after a 77-year-old Sunshine Coast woman with an underlying medical condition passed away in Sydney.