– With AAP
Australian death toll rises to 5.
A 90-year-old resident of the Dorothy Henderson Lodge aged care home in Sydney died on Saturday and testing confirmed she had COVID-19, NSW Health said in a statement on Sunday night.
A 77-year-old woman also died from coronavirus after flying from Brisbane to Sydney on Friday, Queensland Health said.
She had developed symptoms on the plane, was taken to hospital and died the same day.
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The deaths add to the fatalities some weeks ago of two other residents, aged 82 and 95, at Dorothy Henderson Lodge and a Perth man, 78, who was evacuated from a cruise ship in Japan.
More than 150,000 people have been infected with COVID-19 worldwide, with more than 5600 deaths.
The number of confirmed virus cases in Australia has risen to more than 300….