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COVID-19 update: Seven new cases, but 'under control'

Posted: 9am 05 Jul 2021

Four new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Queensland overnight, along with three detected in hotel quarantine, bringing the number of new cases to seven and the state's active cases to 47.

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says while the new figures appear high, the good news is contact tracers have been able to link all four local cases.

"In relation to the four cases. they're all linked, so that's really, really good news," she says.

Contact tracing works

"The first person was a contact of the worker at the Greek community centre, the second person is a child of that worker the third is the partner of the case that travelled to Eumundi and the last one is a colleague of the person who travelled to Emundi.

"The last one is a significant case because contract tracers have done some really good detective work."

Ms Palaszczuk says almost all current cases are the Alpha strain of COVID-19.

"We don't believe the Delta variant is circulating in our community.

"We're feeling pretty good where we are at the moment - we need everybody to do the right thing."

Chief Health Officer Jeannette Young says contact tracers have established a link between three cases, with those concerned visiting Zeus Street Greek at Chermside.

Wear masks correctly 

Health Minister and Member for Redcliffe Yvette D'Ath says the deadline for businesses to register for the Queensland check-in app is just days away.

"We suggest you putting it (the QR code for customers to check in) in different spots so people don't all queue in the one place," she says.

Mrs D'Ath says she is concerned that many people are not wearing masks correctly.

"Having a mask is hooked around your ears and under your chin is not wearing a mask.

"That's not going to help you, it's not going to keep you safe and keep other people safe."

Mrs D'Ath says more than 92,000 people were vaccinated in Queensland in the past week, with almost 230,000 people registered for a Pfizer vaccination through state-run hubs.

"You must get vaccinated with your second dose between day 21 and day 42," she says. 

Exposure sites

If you have been to any of the following venues at the times specified, contact Queensland Health, get tested and isolate immediately. 

Monitor the Queensland Health website for the growing number of possible exposure sites. 

We will update this list as more come to hand.

Close contact sites Moreton Bay Region

Find QLD Health's full list of exposure sites here


Griffin

Thursday 24 June 2021Anytime Fitness Griffin
1/185 Brays Rd
Griffin7.59am8.57am
Friday 25 June 2021Anytime Fitness Griffin
1/185 Brays Rd
Griffin
8.02am
9.15am
Saturday 26 June 2021
Anytime Fitness Griffin
1/185 Brays Rd
Griffin
10.26am
11.50am
Sunday 27 June 2021
Anytime Fitness Griffin
1/185 Brays Rd
Griffin
10.11am
11.23am
Monday 28 June 2021
Anytime Fitness Griffin
1/185 Brays Rd
Griffin
5.20am
6.45am

Murrumba Downs

Thursday 24 June 2021
Coles Murrumba Downs
Dohles Rocks Rd
Murrumba Downs
9.05am
9.35am

North Lakes

Tuesday 29 June 2021
Getta Burger
4/1646 Anzac Ave
North Lakes
4pm
4.15pm
Wednesday 30 June 2021
Mens Toilet (ground floor past lolly shop and hairdresser)
Westfield North Lakes
North Lakes
10.30am
10.45am
Wednesday 30 June 2021
EB Games
Westfield North Lakes
North Lakes
10.33am
10.48am
Wednesday 30 June 2021
Best and Less
Westfield North Lakes
North Lakes
10.40am
10.45am
Wednesday 30 June 2021
Health Shop
Westfield North Lakes
North Lakes
10.45am
11am
Wednesday 30 June 2021
Coles
Westfield North Lakes
North Lakes
10.50am
11.27am
Wednesday 30 June 2021
EB Games
Westfield North Lakes
North Lakes
11.17am
11.32am

Casual contact sites Moreton Bay Region

Find QLD Health's full list of exposure sites here

Griffin

Sunday 20 June 2021
Anytime Fitness Griffin
1/185 Brays Rd
Griffin
2.46am
4.07am
Monday 21 June 2021
Anytime Fitness Griffin
1/185 Brays Rd, , 4503
Griffin
1.17pm
2.24pm

Low risk exposure sites Moreton Bay Region

Find QLD Health's full list of exposure sites here

Griffin

Sunday 20 June 2021
Anytime Fitness Griffin
1/185 Brays Rd
Griffin
4.07am
11.59pm
Monday 21 June 2021
Anytime Fitness Griffin
1/185 Brays Rd, , 4503
Griffin
2.24pm
11.59pm

Thursday 24 June 2021
Anytime Fitness Griffin
1/185 Brays Rd
Griffin
8.57am
11.59pm
Friday 25 June 2021
Anytime Fitness Griffin
1/185 Brays Rd
Griffin
9.15am
11.59pm
Saturday 26 June 2021
Anytime Fitness Griffin
1/185 Brays Rd
Griffin
11.50am
11.59pm
Sunday 27 June 2021
Anytime Fitness Griffin
1/185 Brays Rd
Griffin
11.23am
11.59pm
Monday 28 June 2021
Anytime Fitness Griffin
1/185 Brays Rd
Griffin
6.45am
11.59pm

North Lakes

Wednesday 30 June 2021
Westfield North Lakes N Lakes Dr
North Lakes
10.24am
11.30am
Wednesday 30 June 2021
Taco Bell – Drive through - Crn Flinders Pde and Diamond Jubilee Way
North Lakes
11.45am
12.45pm

Redcliffe

Tuesday 29 June 2021
Suttons Beach
Marine Parade
Redcliffe
2.05pm
2.26pm

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