Queensland health authorities have added a number of new contact sites to its list of more than 60 across south-east Queensland, after a new local COVID-19 infection was announced on Friday.
Anyone who visited any of the new casual contact sites at the relevant times – including the Brisbane airport and supermarkets, service stations and pharmacies across the northern suburbs, Moreton Bay and Sunshine Coast regions – has been urged to quarantine at home and get tested as soon as possible.
The update follows a number of stores across Westfield Carindale, the Brisbane airport, and sites across Aspley, Annerley, Ascot, Stones Corner and the Sunshine Coast being added to the list on Thursday.
Queensland recorded one new locally transmitted case of COVID-19 on Friday – the mother of the 12-year-old boy who was reported as a positive case on Thursday.
Ms Palaszczuk said just one case was good news, but also worrying, because the cases originated in Sydney and were the Delta strain.
Contact tracers have found 23 close contacts and 22 casual contacts of the airport worker who also tested positive on Thursday, with genomic testing showing the case was not related to a previous case there and confirmed as the Delta strain.
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