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Australia Queensland contact tracing list to grow after Sydney quarantine breach

07:37  25 july  2021
07:37  25 july  2021 Source:   abc.net.au

Queensland records one new local COVID-19 case

  Queensland records one new local COVID-19 case Queensland has also declared Victoria a coronavirus hotspot which means those entering the state will have to enter 14 day quarantine.Queensland has recorded one new local COVID-19 case, the mother of a young boy previously diagnosed with the virus.

a group of people in a store: Locations inside Westfield Chermside have been added to the list of exposure sites for July 15. (Facebook: Westfield Chermside) © Provided by ABC News Locations inside Westfield Chermside have been added to the list of exposure sites for July 15. (Facebook: Westfield Chermside)

Queensland contact tracers are pulling together a new list of exposure sites for a man who ignored quarantine orders to travel from Sydney to Queensland.

The man arrived in the state on July 14 after being driven north from Ballina by the Qantas flight attendant who tested positive on Friday.

The new timing means people who flew on six flights the flight attendant crewed on July 11 and 12 and no longer required to quarantine.

Attention has now turned to the man's movements. The list of Queensland Health contact tracing sites is being updated as soon as new information comes in, and you can also check them below.

See the health advice in the below table (click "More" if you are on a mobile device) for what to do if you have visited any of the sites rated as close contact, casual contact or low-risk contact.

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Australia's pandemic focus shifts north as south-east Queensland joins Sydney in lockdown .
In the lead-up to the weekend, the nation's pandemic focus was almost solely on New South Wales. But a day after just a single case was recorded in Brisbane, the entire south-east of Queensland was again in lockdown.In the midst of an extended lockdown on the back of an outbreak of the delta variant, the state had reported a record number of new cases on Thursday, with 239 cases confirmed.

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