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ALDI, Woolworths supermarket among new COVID-19 exposure sites in southeast Queensland

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ALDI and Woolworths stores in Queensland are among new COVID-19 exposure sites listed by health officials on Friday night.

Queensland Health added the new exposure sites after confirming a person has tested positive for the virus in southeast Brisbane after being infectious in the community for two days.

“This is in relation to a new case. Contact tracing and investigation is underway, with more details to be released once available tomorrow,” the authority said in a statement.

The case comes with authorities trying to find the missing link that spread the virus to a Gold Coast man, who tested positive on Wednesday.

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Deputy Chief Health Officer Peter Aitken said the man was genomically linked to NSW clusters but had not travelled interstate.

“So we don’t know how he’s got COVID at this stage,” he told reporters.

“What it does mean is that we need everyone at Gold Coast to come forward and get tested, more important to get vaccinated.”

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Health Minister Yvette D’Ath urged people to get tested as the person who passed on COVID-19 to the man could still be infectious in the community.

Exposure sites

CLOSE CONTACT:

If you are a close contact you must isolate immediately, get tested and stay in isolation for 14 days regardless of test results.

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NEW Flight VA1403 Adelaide to Brisbane

Sit at Siam Thai restaurant in Capalaba between 7.50pm and 9.05pm on Monday, November 29 (close contact)

CASUAL CONTACT:

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If you are a casual contact, you must isolate immediately until you get a negative test result.

NEW Woolworths in Robina Town Centre between 9.25am and 10.45pm on Friday 26 November (casual contact)

NEW Good Price Pharmacy Warehouse in Robina Super Centre between 9.20am and 10am on Saturday 27 November (casual contact)

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NEW ALDI in Mudgeeraba between 3pm and 3.40pm on Sunday 28 November and between 2pm and 2.40 on Monday 29 November (casual contact)

NEW Ampol Foodary in Capalaba between 9.20am and 9.30am on Tuesday 30 November (casual contact)

NEW United Service Station in Nerang between 3pm and 3.30pm on Tuesday 30 November (casual contact)

Queensland Health has released the long list of new exposure sites but little is known about the new case.
Queensland Health has released the long list of new exposure sites but little is known about the new case. Credit: AP

NEW [email protected] Domestic Terminal in Brisbane Airport between 2.50pm to 3pm on Tuesday 30 November

NEW Woolworths in Robina Town Centre

Carousel 7 – Level 1, Domestic Terminal Brisbane Airport between 5.50pm to 6.50pm on Thursday 25 November (Casual contact)

LOW RISK CONTACT:

If you are a low risk contact you must get tested as soon as possible but you do not need to isolate.

NEW ALDI in Yamanto between 12.47pm and 1.30pm on Tuesday 23 November (low risk contact)

Carousel 7 – Level 1, Domestic Terminal Brisbane Airport between 5.50pm to 6.50pm on Thursday 25 November(low risk contact)

Ampol Foodary in Capalaba between 9.20am and 9.30am on Tuesday, November 30 (low risk contact)

Capalaba Park Shopping Centre including underground car park between 9.30am and 11am on Tuesday, November 30 (low risk contact)

The Reject Shop in Capalaba Park Shopping Centre between 9.30am and 9.40am on Tuesday, November 30 (low risk contact)

Katies in Capalaba Park Shopping Centre between 9.40am and 9.55am on Tuesday, November 30 (low risk contact)

Kmart in Capalaba Park Shopping Centre between 9.55am and 10.05am on Tuesday, November 30 (low risk contact)

Suzanne Grae in Capalaba Park Shopping Centre between 10.05am and 10.10am on Tuesday, November 30 (low risk contact)

Coles in Capalaba Park Shopping Centre between 10.10 and 11am on Tuesday, November 30 (low risk contact)

Border rules

Minister D’Ath said Queensland was not planning to change travel rules for South Australia after 18 new local cases emerged there on Thursday.

“We’re not making any changes at this point but we are watching it very, very closely,” Ms D’Ath said.

Meanwhile, businesses are urging the state government to unveil more details about its vaccine mandate for venues, which comes into force in two weeks.

Unvaccinated people will be barred from all venues in Queensland from December 17.

People who have not had two doses of a vaccine by then will not be allowed to work in or enter restaurants, cafes, bars, pubs, theatres, cinemas or sports stadiums.

The government has not released formal health directions on the mandate, with Ms D’Ath saying that will happen around December 10.

– with AAP

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