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Western Australia: COVID-19 cases discovered on another 2 international ships

October 19, 2020


Last week, Western Australia’s Department of Health confirmed a positive case on the Al Messilah, a Kuwait-flagged livestock carrier.

On 19 October, another 24 of the remaining 51 crewmembers onboard the 14,201 dwt Al Messilah tested positive for coronavirus.

“These 24 positive cases remain on board the vessel and the initial positive case who came off the Al Messilah on Friday, is in State-run hotel quarantine,” the Department of Health said.

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