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Whyalla Major Returns A Negative Test

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Whyalla Mayor Clare McLaughlin has returned a negative result, after being tested for Coronavirus.

Senator Rex Patrick met with Mayor McLaughlin and Acting CEO Kristen Clark, on March the 14th to discuss issues relating to airport screening, security and funding.

After Senator Patrick visited the city, he later discovered that he had been in contact with a person who has tested positive to the Coronavirus.

Upon receiving advice, Mayor McLaughlin immediately entered self-isolation and contacted her doctor.

Mayor McLaughlin was tested last Friday at the Whyalla Hospital drive-through clinic and received her negative result on Monday.

Whyalla City Council are reminding locals to practise social distancing and good hygiene practises.

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