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Melbourne doctor tests positive for coronavirus, triggering action in the city’s largest hospital

Melbourne doctor tests positive for coronavirus in the city’s largest hospital

A doctor in one of Melbourne’s largest hospitals tested positive for coronavirus when the city entered its first day of closure.

The doctor reportedly worked at St Vincent’s Hospital, in Fitzroy, on Monday before being cleaned.

Health authorities have started tracking down contracts to identify anyone who may be infected, Nine news reported.

Daily Mail Australia has contacted St Vincent’s Hospital and the Department of Health and Human Services for comment.

A doctor at St Vincent's Hospital in Melbourne reportedly tested positive for coronavirus after going to work on Monday.  Pictured: a pop-up hospital in Melbourne on Tuesday

A doctor at St Vincent’s Hospital in Melbourne reportedly tested positive for coronavirus after going to work on Monday. Pictured: a pop-up hospital in Melbourne on Tuesday

The news comes as the greater Melbourne area prepares to enter a coronavirus lock at 6:00 PM Wednesday.

Victoria has again recorded a record peak in COVID-19 cases, with 191 new cases reported Tuesday.

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