BREAKING | Child tests positive to COVID-19
There is a new COVID-19 case in Queensland.
A four-year-old girl tested positive today but it’s not yet clear where she became infected.
There are reports she is a close contact of a truck driver, but authorities are yet to confirm how she contracted the virus.
The girl attended The Boulevard Early Learning Centre at Mt Warren Park on 31 August and Wednesday 1 September.
In a statement, Queensland Health said more information would be available tomorrow.
“Children, staff and visitors to this centre should immediately come forward and get tested, then quarantine at home with their household members for 14 days regardless of a negative result,” the statement read.
“This centre is also used for after school care by children who attend Windaroo State School.
“All students, staff and visitors who attended Windaroo State School from Tuesday 31 August to Friday 3 September and their household members should quarantine for 14 days.”
New exposure sites:
- Beenleigh Marketplace – Monday, 30 August – the marketplace is a casual contact site. Anyone who attended between 9am and 11.45am should immediately come forward and get tested, then isolate at home until they receive a negative result.
- Stylish Nails – Monday, 30 August – Anyone who attended the Stylish Nails shop at the Beenleigh Marketplace between 10.30am and 11.45am should immediately call 134 COVID, get tested then quarantine at home for 14 days regardless of a negative result.