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NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian (Image: AAP /Mick Tsikas)

As the scale of the Ruby Princess COVID-19 outbreak was dawning on NSW health authorities over the weekend, one Australian woman was blissfully unaware on a long-haul flight from Sydney to London.

Her story, told in a series of tweets makes alarming reading:

The woman's story points to a potential spread of COVID-19 from the Ruby Princess way beyond Australia's shores, with passengers heading on to a dozen different countries.