Two Gympie region people have been hospitalised with snake bites in the last 24 hours. FILE PHOTO (AAP Image/Richard Walker)
Two Gympie region people have been hospitalised with snake bites in the last 24 hours. FILE PHOTO (AAP Image/Richard Walker)

Two in Gympie hospital after two snake bites in 24 hours

A WIDGEE resident has been taken to Gympie Hospital early this afternoon following a snakebite reported at a private address in the town.

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Queensland Ambulance Service media sources said paramedics received a call to the address at 12.36pm, and soon took the person to hospital for further treatment.

The person was in a stable condition, according to QAS.

It was the second confirmed snakebite incident in the Gympie region in the last 24 hours, with a woman taken to hospital after being bitten on the arm at a Gympie address yesterday afternoon.

Paramedics were called to the private address about 3.18pm and took the woman, believed to be in her 60s, to Gympie Hospital in a stable condition.

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