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Health alert issued for five Melbourne suburbs after student tests positive

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A public health alert has been issued for five suburbs in Melbourne's north after a year five student at East Preston Islamic College tested positive.

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The school is temporarily closed for deep cleaning and close contacts are isolating.

Residents from Dallas, Roxburg Park, Broadmeadows, Preston and West Heidelberg must monitor for symptoms and get tested immediately if they develop.

Approximately 120 residents from a Broadmeadows social housing block have also been advised to isolate.

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