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Gulf Today Report
A Lamborghini driver pulled over for speeding at 160km/h claimed he was rushing towards the coronavirus clinic.
The 35-year-old man was fined for traffic infringement and his licence was suspended, before he continued to the hospital for testing.
The Australian man was stopped in a 90km/h zone on the M4 motorway in Lidcombe in Sydney's west.
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He told officers he was on his way to Westmead Hospital to get tested for coronavirus.
The man was undergoing mandatory self-isolation.
Police urged Australians who suspect they may have COVID-19 to call their nearest medical service first.
"Drivers shouldn't break the road rules under any circumstances," Assistant Commissioner Michael Corboy said.
"If you think you may have symptoms of COVID-19 and want to seek help from a doctor or hospital, call ahead of time to book an appointment.
"If you are experiencing a medical emergency, contact triple zero."
Police said the 35-year-old man had been tested for coronavirus and was now undergoing mandatory self-isolation.
It was unclear whether or not he had tested positive.
The flare-up was a shock for a city that had returned to relative normality after months with very few local cases. More than five million people across Sydney will be subject to movement restrictions from Saturday evening.
Thousands of police officers in Sydney and Melbourne were deployed to quell planned anti-lockdown protests, setting up checkpoints and barricades.
New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian said the government's modelling revealed the state would require its highest number of intensive care beds in early October, with "additional pressure on the system" in the next few weeks.
The authorities announced that the lockdown of the city of 5 million would last at least until Aug. 28 and warned the outbreak would get worse.
The two-year-old boy, identified by his maiden name Saif, was suffering from a rare and extremely severe genetic disease called severe combined immune deficiency.
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