COVID Alert: Community transmitted case recorded in Brisbane


Queensland has recorded a new case of COVID-19 community transmission with a man in his 20s testing positive. He has been infectious in the community since last Friday.

A 26-year-old man from Stafford returned a positive COVID-19 test late yesterday but had developed symptoms on Monday with health authorities fearing he’s been infectious in the community since last Friday.

The man tested positive at the Nundah respiratory clinic but had visited several locations across Greater Brisbane in the past seven days.

Legal Practitioners should be aware that from noon today, all aged care and disability centres, hospitals and correctional centres in the Brisbane and Moreton City Council areas will be closed to visitors.

Genome sequencing results are expected back later today.

Some of the currently confirmed venues the man visted are:

March 20:

11am: Carindale shopping centre

8pm: Baskin-Robbin’s ice cream at Everton park

March 21:

8am-9am: Fresh food market stall at gasworks, Newstead.

12.20 pm: Mamma’s Italian waterfront restaurant at Redcliffe

March 22:

Working in the suburb of Paddington as a landscaper

12.30pm: visited Guzman y Gomez, Stafford City Shopping Centre

1pm Bunnings at Stafford.

March 23-24:

Isolated at home

March 25:

Tested at Nundah Village Family Practice, Sandgate Road in Nundah.

Visited Aldi at Stafford for about 10 minutes that day.

More to come.

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