Connect with us


Positive coronavirus case detected on Aquagenie bulk carrier off Karratha flown to Perth




An international crew member on a vessel in waters off Karratha, on Western Australia’s northwest coast, has returned positive COVID-19 test result.

The man, in his 50s, is a crew member on board the Aquagenie bulk carrier, which is currently sitting in Commonwealth waters.

WA Premier Mark McGowan said the man became unwell last Thursday and underwent a rapid COVID-19 test which returned a positive result. 

He was then brought to shore on the April 11 and taken to the Karratha Health Campus, where a rapid PCR test also returned a positive result. 


Click here to view the original article.

Continue Reading

You might also like ...

Huge collection of vintage Australian cinema equipment comes to life in a country shed
Australian man dies in India after contracting COVID-19, authorities confirm