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Australia No new COVID-19 cases in Queensland after flight crew alert

04:41  24 july  2021
04:41  24 july  2021 Source:   9news.com.au

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Queensland has recorded no new cases of COVID - 19 as health authorities scramble to contain the potential spread of the virus after a flight attendant travelled for work while infected with the highly contagious Delta strain. The woman in her 30s, from the northern Brisbane suburb of Banyo Although it was initally thought she had mostly stayed home after showing signs of illness on July 13, it has since been revealed she visited Broadbeach restaurant Koi on July 14, Dreamworld two days later and the Sandstone Point Hotel, north of Brisbane, on Sunday. There are 21 active infections in the state.

A Qantas flight attendant has tested positive to COVID - 19 after crewing six flights in Queensland during her infectious period. Acting Premier Steven Miles said the woman in her 30s, from the northern Brisbane suburb of Banyo, works for Qantas' regional routes and is believed to have been She came forward for testing two days ago and genomic sequencing has confirmed she has the same Delta variant that is circulating in Sydney. During her infectious period, the woman crewed six flights between Brisbane, Longreach, Hervey Bay and Gladstone. "Given this is some time ago, if we can get all of the

There have been no new local cases of COVID-19 recorded in Queensland in the last day from more than 14,000 tests.

There were also no cases detected in hotel quarantine.

The news comes after a just one local case was detected yesterday in a Brisbane flight attendant.

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Acting Premier Steven Miles said the Queensland woman may have been infectious since July 11 and crewed six flights travelling between Brisbane, Gladstone, Longreach and Hervey Bay.

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Queensland authorities are releasing new contact tracing alerts this afternoon after a flight attendant tested positive to COVID - 19 . Acting Premier Steven Miles this morning confirmed the Queensland woman may have been infectious since July 11 and crewed six flights travelling between Brisbane, Gladstone, Longreach and Hervey Bay. "It is absolutely vital we get everyone on those flights tested," Mr Miles said. LIVE UPDATES: All the latest breaking news on coronavirus in Australia and the world. Queensland authorities have reportedly identified a new local coronavirus case in a QantasLink

A flight attendant is one of three new COVID - 19 cases recorded in Queensland in the past 24 hours, with the woman crewing six Queensland health authorities are providing a COVID - 19 update. Get breaking news alerts directly to your phone with our app. Flight attendant who tested positive to

The flight attendant has the Delta variant of the virus, which Queensland Health has linked to the Sydney outbreak.

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Chief Medical Officer Dr Jeanette Young said the woman is in her 30s and lives in Banyo, in Brisbane's north.

But so far, no new cases have been linked to her infection.

There remains 21 active cases.

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