Covid-19 Australia: Queensland IGA, McDonald’s and Virgin flights put on coronavirus alert


Popular Thai restaurant and even more Virgin Australia flights added to Queenslandthe list of exhibition sites growing, as the state is plunged into a three-day period confinement.

The decision was made after the state registered two new locally acquired cases, including a teenager who worked in a Covid department but was not vaccinated.

Sandgate’s 19-year-old in Brisbane, who worked at prince charles Chermside hospital was reportedly contagious from Saturday, June 19, before developing symptoms the following Monday.

Masked women exercise on the Gold Coast on Tuesday as south-eastern Queensland enters a three-day lockdown

Queensland’s latest sites declared Covid exposure sites

Anyone who has visited the following sites is considered close contact and should immediately get tested and self-isolate.

Woolworths Sandgate. 8 rue de la Lagune. Sunday June 20, 2021, 11:20 a.m. – 12 p.m.

The Bay Health Club. 231A Flinders Parade. Sunday June 20, 2021, 3:10 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Virgin flight VA369. Brisbane to Townsville. Thursday June 24, 2021, 10:10 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Brewery cafe. Coral Sea Drive Garbutt, Thursday June 24, 2021, 12:20 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.

Marlin Bar. 3 Pacific Drive Horseshoe Bay, Thursday, June 24, 2021, 6:15 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Barefoot art food and wine. 5 Pacific Drive Horseshoe Bay, Thursday, June 24, 2021, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Front Reception, Peppers Resort Coffee Stop 123 Sooning St. Nelly Bay. Friday June 25, 2021, 11 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Magnetic island IGA. 147/153 Soon Sainte-Nelly bay. Friday June 25, 2021, 3 p.m. – 3.15 p.m.

Barber Shop and Barber Shop B. 03/20/28 Oneills Rd Willowbank. Friday June 25, 2021, 4:50 p.m. – 5:10 p.m.

Drake supermarket. 44 John Street Rosewood, Friday June 25, 2021, 5:20 p.m. – 5:25 p.m.

Main St Pacific Drive Horseshoe Bay, Friday June 25, 2021, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Thai restaurant again. 56 Yates St Nelly Bay, Friday June 25, 2021, 6.30 p.m. – 8.30 p.m.

Magnetic Island IGA, 147/153 Sooning St Nelly Bay, Saturday June 26, 2021, 3 p.m. – 3.15 p.m.

Coffee Cart, Barge Ferry Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal Nelly Bay, Sunday June 27, 2021, 9:50 a.m. – 9:55 a.m.

Virgin flight VA374. Townsville in Brisbane, Sunday June 27, 2021, 1:18 p.m. – 2:55 p.m.

Among the multitude of places that Queensland Health reported as exhibition sites on Tuesday night were two popular supermarkets.

Anyone who visited Sandgate Woolworths in north Brisbane on Sunday, June 20 between 11:20 a.m. and 12 p.m. is considered close contact and should immediately be tested and self-isolated.

Drake Supermarket is Rosewood, Ipswich was also declared an exhibition site after being visited by a Covid case on Friday June 25 between 5:20 p.m. and 5:25 p.m.

Two more Virgin routes were added to the spiraling list, forcing hundreds of passengers into self-isolation.

Anyone who traveled on Virgin flight VA369 from Brisbane to Townsville on Thursday, June 24 from 10:10 am to 12:15 pm; or on Virgin flight VA374 from Townsville to Brisbane on Sunday June 27 between 1:18 p.m. and 2:55 p.m., is invited to get tested immediately and self-isolate.

Other places where a public health alert will be issued include a health club in Brisbane, a barber shop in Ipswich and a Thai restaurant on Magnetic Island.

It comes after several McDonalds, Dominos and gas stations were also reported earlier today.

The 19-year-old’s unfortunate journey that sparked Queensland’s three-day lockdown

Queensland’s three-day snap lockdown is the result of an unvaccinated hospital receptionist testing positive for Covid after vacationing across the state – an unfortunate trip that infuriated the Prime Minister.

The 19-year-old woman from Sandgate in Brisbane, who worked at Prince Charles Hospital in Chermside, Brisbane, was reportedly infectious from Saturday June 19, before developing symptoms the following Monday.

She visited her local Woolworths and gymnasium on Sunday before working shifts ‘outside’ the Prince Charles Specialist’s Covid-19 service on Tuesday and Wednesday of last week.

On Thursday, June 24, she flew to Brisbane Airport to catch a flight to Townsville for a family vacation to nearby Magnetic Island.

After three nights on the island, she returned to Townsville and frequented the popular Townsville CBD markets on Sunday, June 27 before testing positive for the virus on Monday.

She then returned to Brisbane last Sunday. Family members and two friends are now also ill.

From 6:00 p.m. tonight to 6:00 p.m. Friday, South East Queensland, Townsville City, Palm Island and Magnetic Island will be stranded.

Prime Minister Annastacia Palaszczuk said she was “furious” with the teenage worker for potentially spreading the virus across the state.

“Despite health guidelines that she should have been vaccinated, she was not,” Palaszczuk said on Tuesday.

“Let me tell you, I’m absolutely pissed off about this. ”

It is one of two new local cases of coronavirus recorded in the state overnight, forcing south-eastern Queensland, Townsville and the main islands to close.

A miner from Ipswich, who returned home after working in the Northern Territory, also tested positive for the contagious Indian Delta variant, but authorities said early detection of the case meant the risk was low .

Meanwhile, health chief Jeannette Young said the 19-year-old vacationer has been symptomatic since Monday, June 21.

“It’s been 10 days in the infectious community… we need people to take this seriously.

“If you are not feeling well, regardless of the symptoms, you need to get tested.”

Southeast Queensland, Townsville, Magnetic Island and neighboring Palm Island will be stranded from 6 p.m. Tuesday until 6 p.m. Friday.

New Covid-19 clinics will also be set up on Magnetic Island and Townsville, with residents urged to get tested immediately.

Large queues had already formed at a test center set up in the old football stadium at lunchtime on Tuesday.

The 2,000 residents of Magnetic Island will now need to be tested for Covid-19.

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