Woman stung by irukandji in Whitsundays

December 12, 2022 7:10 am in by

A woman in her 20s has been taken to hospital after a reported irukandji sting in the Whitsundays.

Emergency crews were called to the marina on Shingley Drive at Airlie Beach shortly before 5pm on Saturday.

A QAS spokesperson says the woman was stung off South Molle Island but was treated appropriately and brought back to the marine onboard a vessel.

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She was met there by paramedics and treated once again, before being taken to Proserpine Hospital in a stable condition.