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Mooloolaba Tri competitor tests positive for COVID-19

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A Mooloolaba Triathlon competitor has tested positive for coronavirus following the event, organisers confirm.

A Mooloolaba Triathlon competitor has tested positive for coronavirus following the event, organisers have confirmed.

The event was held on Sunday, one day before the Federal Government's new laws limiting gatherings of 500 people or more.

Race officials were notified by a medical official at Sunshine Coast Public Health that a 2020 race participant tested positive for COVID-19.  

"Organisers were informed by the medical official that the athlete had no symptoms at the event, and that there was a very low risk of transmission at the event," a spokesperson for the event said.

The athlete's identity was not shared with race organisers.

Previous events have attracted about 4,000 participants.

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Source: 9News https://www.9news.com.au/national/mooloolaba-tri-competitor-tests-positive-for-coronavirus-after-event/cb4ea6fb-5fe9-4e1b-93e0-d709d613971d

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