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Karl Stefanovic calls for book to be thrown at couple fled Melbourne and put three states on alert

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A coronavirus-infected couple who fled locked-down Melbourne and went on a 1,900km road trip may have crossed the NSW-Queensland border at a remote town to avoid detection. 

Health authorities in Victoria, NSW and Queensland are scrambling to track down hundreds of people who may have been exposed to the virus during their interstate trip.

The woman, 44, tested positive on Wednesday but may have been infectious from the day she left Melbourne on June 1, which was already in lockdown.

Her husband was confirmed to have the virus on Thursday morning.  

Police believe the couple crossed the NSW-Queensland border at the remote rural town of Goondiwindi on June 5 in a bid to evade authorities.

The couple likely drove the scenic route so they…



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