Queensland authorities to assess COVID-positive crew aboard tanker Inge Kosan

Health workers will assess COVID-positive crew on board a British-flagged tanker ship after it was given permission to anchor off Brisbane.

It’s understood the Inge Kosan requested to come to Queensland and is expected to arrive on Tuesday or Wednesday.

“This vessel is scheduled to arrive in the coming days, pending weather,” a Queensland Health spokesperson told AAP on Monday.

“Health workers will board the ship to assess crew members once it is safe to do so.

“Decisions regarding treatment of confirmed cases will be made following the assessment.”

Health workers will board a tanker ship carrying COVID-positive crew when it anchors off Brisbane. Credit: AAP

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