Another NSW truck driver infectious in Qld for two days

A new public health alert has been issued after another truck driver from New South Wales tested positive to COVID-19.

Queensland Health has confirmed the driver was infectious in the Queensland community for two days on 2 September and 3 September before returning home to NSW.

It’s understood the truckie visited a BP Service Station in Archerfield between 1am and 1.30am on Thursday 2 September.


He then returned to the servo later that night, between 6.10pm and 6.45pm.

According to Queensland Health, he was also infectious in the community on Friday.

Anyone who was at the service station during the same time as the driver is being told to immediately get tested and quarantine for two weeks.

Further details surrounding the case are expected to be revealed at this morning’s Queensland COVID-19 press conference.

In the meantime, officials are urging anyone with virus symptoms to come forward and get tested.

It is the third truck driver in a week to test positive to the virus.