Australia's coronavirus death toll rises after another cruise ship passenger dies

Another cruise ship passenger has died of coronavirus, bringing Australia’s death toll to 13.

The Perth man in his 70s died from COVID-19 on Thursday.

He had been in isolation since arriving home after disembarking the cruise ship in Sydney last week.

Doctors examine a patient in an isolation room at the care unit for new COVID-19 infected patients inside the Koranyi National Institute of Pulmonology in Budapest, Hungary. Source: AAP

The man’s death follows the deaths of three Victorian men from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.

A Queensland man, aged 68, also died on Wednesday night.

Between Wednesday night and Thursday morning, WA had 26 new cases bringing the state’s total to 231.

More to come.

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