June 10, 2021

Queensland Health has released an updated list of exposure sites linked to the latest COVID-19 case.

In good news, the Toowoomba location, and several other preliminary sites identified on Wednesday afternoon, have been removed from the “close contact” list.

They are now classified as “casual contact” locations.

However, people who have visited any of the close or casual locations must get tested and fill in a Contact Tracing Form.

  • More information is available on the Queensland Health website

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Close Contacts

People who have been at any of the following locations at the relevant times, must quarantine immediately at home, and get tested as soon as possible:

  • June 5 – McDonalds, Goondiwindi (BP Complex, Cunningham Highway)  – 7:25am-7:50am
  • June 6 – Sunny’s @ Moffat, Moffat Beach – 2:30pm-3:00pm
  • June 6 – Coffee Cat, Kings Beach – 3:20pm-4:40pm
  • June 7 – The Coffee Club, Caloundra Shopping Centre, Caloundra – 10:45am-11:10am
  • June 7 – Female toilet near JB Hi-Fi, Buddina (Kawana Shoppingworld) – 12:50pm-1:15pm
  • June 7 – Kawana Shoppingworld foodcourt, Buddina – 1:30pm-2:15pm
  • June 8 – Female toilets near White’s SupaIGA, Baringa  – 4:00pm-4:15pm

Casual Contacts

People who have been at the following locations at the relevant times should get tested immediately, even if they have no symptoms, and quarantine until they receive a negative result:

  • June 5 – Caltex Super Petrol Station, Ruthven and James streets, Toowoomba – 10:45am – 11:15am
  • June 7 – Caloundra Shopping Centre -10:30am-11:45am
  • June 7 – Kmart (women’s section), Caloundra Shopping Centre – 10:45am-11:30am
  • June 7 – Bunnings Caloundra – noon-12:40pm
  • June 7 – JB Hi-Fi, Kawana Shoppingworld – 1:10pm-1:40pm
  • June 8 – White’s SupaIGA, Baringa – 3:45pm-4:15pm

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Chief Health Officer Dr Jeannette Young confirmed on Thursday morning both the woman – confirmed positive on Wednesday – and her husband had now tested positive to COVID-19.

She said they both appeared to be at a late stage of infection.

Dr Young said there were no plans at this stage to lock down aged care facilities, hospitals or jails.

However, she urged anyone who had had attended any of the exposure sites to get tested as soon as possible and isolate until they get a negative result.

Queensland Health has identified 17 close contacts of the original couple, including the parents in the Caloundra household where the couple was staying. So far, all have tested negative.

[UPDATED with correction]


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