Labor's Marles isolates pending COVID test

Labor's Marles isolates pending COVID test

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Labor's Richard Marles won't attend parliament next week as he awaits the results of a COVID test.

Labor's Richard Marles won't attend parliament next week as he awaits the results of a COVID test.

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Labor deputy leader Richard Marles won't attend parliament in Canberra next week as he awaits the results of a COVID-19 test. The Victorian MP said on Thursda...

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Labor deputy leader Richard Marles won't attend parliament in Canberra next week as he awaits the results of a COVID-19 test.

The Victorian MP said on Thursday afternoon he had been made aware of having been at a Tier 1 exposure site on October 7.

"As a result, I have followed the health advice, have been tested and am now isolating until further notice," he said in a statement.

"Unfortunately this means I will not be able to attend parliament next week."

He said it was important all Australians followed health advice and played their part to keep the community safe.

Australian Associated Press

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