Brisbane inner-south suburbs on alert as exposure list explodes


    Health authorities have alerted Brisbane’s inner-south as Queensland faces its most concerning Covid-19 threat this year. On Monday evening, Queensland Health added venues of concern in Corinda, Graceville, and Yeronga, with the close contact venue list exploding beyond 100 sites. The alert comes after Deputy Premier Steven Miles extended the strictest lockdown imposed on the state to Sunday after 13 new local infections were added to the Delta cluster. A Japanese language school at St Aidan’s Anglican Girls.

    School in Corinda, a sporting precinct in Graceville, and a cafe in Yeronga were added to the close contact list. Anyone who visited any of the close contact sites at the time of exposure is told to contact Queensland Health and quarantine for 14 days regardless of the result of a Covid test. But health authorities urged all Queenslanders to regularly monitor the list and for all residents across the state to get tested if symptoms arise as the Delta outbreak threatens to rapidly escalate.

    New close contacts:

    Graceville, court 1, Western Districts Netball Association, Faulkner Park, Waratah Ave, Thursday, July 29, 4.30pm – 5.40pm

    Graceville, court 22, Western Districts Netball Association, Faulkner Park, Waratah Ave, Saturday, July 31, 9.45am – 11.30am

    Corinda, St Aidan’s Anglican Girls’ School, Japanese Language Supplementary School, Saturday, July 31, 8.15am – 4pm.

    Yeronga, M.Y. Roasting Cafe, 82 Hyde Park Road, Saturday, July 31, 11.45am – 1.15pm.


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