Infection a mystery for new locally-acquired COVID case
A local case of coronavirus has emerged in Brisbane, sparking fresh concerns.
Queensland Health has confirmed a man aged in his 30s, who works in the aviation industry, has tested positive.
Authorities are racing to establish how he caught the virus, as he hadn’t recently travelled overseas or interstate.
An Eatons Hill childcare centre and a McDonalds in Albany Creek have been named among the exposure sites.
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More information on the case is expected at today’s press conferences.
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk will speak at 9.30am from the Sunshine Coast.
4BC understands the Chief Health Officer and Health Minister will speak at 10.30am.
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There are reports a second case has been detected in South Brisbane, which has thrust at least a dozen people into quarantine.
Adalong Guesthouse on Stephens Road is under police guard.
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The Today Show reporter Jess Millward told Neil Breen these cases have the potential “to blow up”.
“These cases, they’ve obviously been active in the community because they are unlinked and the infection is not known.
“We had 70,000 people at Riverfire on the weekend…”
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