A Woolworths supermarket, a Subway store and two 7-Elevens have been listed as COVID-19 exposure sites after Queensland recorded five more locally-acquired coronavirus cases overnight.
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced on Saturday morning that Brisbane and Moreton Bay residents would be released from stay-at-home orders from 6pm but stressed: “we are not out of the woods yet”.
Queensland now has 47 active cases, including the five new community cases.
These include a baggage handler at Brisbane airport, whose positive result was picked up by routine testing. The man, 50, lives in Carindale and is not linked to a known contact.
A Brisbane man, 29, who travelled to Eumundi on June 27 for a holiday has tested positive and his infection has been linked to his relative who was recorded as a known positive case – a woman from the Carindale Greek Community Centre.
Another new local case is a female healthcare worker in her 50s from Everton Park who works at Prince Charles Hospital in Brisbane. She has received her first dose of Astra Zeneca vaccine and worked at the hospital for one day while infectious.
A fourth person is linked to a cluster linked to a Portuguese restaurant and was in quarantine for the entirety of their infectious period.
The fifth new local case is a man announced on Friday, an Aroona resident, who works at Sunshine Coast University Hospital and who is also linked to the Portuguese restaurant cluster.
New exposure sites
Queensland Health on Saturday afternoon expanded the list of exposure sites to include locations in Carina, Carindale and Tingalpa.
Those who visited any one of the following venues at the times listed must immediately get tested, complete an online contact tracing from, and quarantine until you receive further advice from Queensland Health.
- 7-Eleven Carina, 1505 Creek Rd, Carina – Tuesday 29 June, 2.50am – 3.05am, Wednesday 30 June, 2.50am – 3.05am, Thursday 1 July, 2.50am-3.05am,
- Subway, Shop 1/1304 Old Cleveland Rd, Carindale – Thursday 1 July, 12.30pm-1pm
- Woolworths Carindale, Westfield Carindale, 1151 Creek Rd, Carindale – Thursday 1 July, 6pm-6.45pm
- 7-Eleven Tingalpa, 1280 Wynnum Rd, Tingalpa – Friday 2 July, 11am-11.15am
For a full list of exposure sites visit the Queensland Health website.