Positive case confirmed with UK strain of COVID-19

Positive case confirmed with UK strain of COVID-19

⚠️ Public Health Alert: Brisbane ⚠️ Positive case confirmed with UK strain of COVID-19

7 January 2021

Genome sequencing has confirmed the Queensland case of COVID-19 has the UK variant.

Anyone who has been to the following locations โ€“ regardless of whether they have symptoms or not โ€“ should get tested and isolate until they receive their result.

Critically, even if a negative test result is received, please continue to monitor for symptoms and get retested if necessary.

🚆 Saturday 2 January – 7am – Train from Altandi station to Roma Street Station
🚆Saturday 2 January – 4pm – Train from Central Station to Altandi station
📍 Sunday 3 January – 11am-12noon – Woolworths Calamvale North
📍Tuesday 5 January – 7.30- 8am – Coles Sunnybank Hills
📍Tuesday 5 January – 8-8:15am – Nextra Newsagent, Sunnybank Hills Shopping Town

The Eight Mile Plains Community Health Centre testing clinic will remain open right through the night, so please consider that location for testing tonight.

The Eight Mile Plains Community Health Centre is located at 51 McKechnie Drive, Eight Miles Plains.

Further contact tracing details will be released to the public from Queensland Health as more information becomes available.


For anyone with concerns or is unsure if they need to get tested or isolate, please call 13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84).

To find your nearest testing clinic, visit https://www.qld.gov.au/covid19testing
You can also visit our bot to find your closest testing location

https://qld.health/TestLocator
The list of contact tracing locations is available at https://www.qld.gov.au/health/covid-19/contact-tracing