A four-year-old girl has tested positive to COVID-19 and may have been infectious in the Logan community for at least two days.
Queensland Health confirmed the child returned the positive test late this afternoon.
It’s understood she is a close contact of the 46-year-old Logan truck driver who returned a positive result during routine testing at Pimpama earlier this week.
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The child attended The Boulevard Early Learning Centre at Mt Warren Park on Tuesday, 31 August and Wednesday, 1 September.
“Children, staff and visitors to this centre should immediately come forward and get tested, then quarantine at home with their household members for 14 days regardless of a negative result,” Queensland Health said in a statement a short time ago.
According to health officials, the centre is also used for after-school care by children who attend Windaroo State School.
“All students, staff and visitors who attended Windaroo State School from Tuesday 31 August to Friday 3 September and their household members should quarantine for 14 days,” Qld Health said.
Queensland authorities confirmed more information on the case will be made available tomorrow.
As a result of the new case, visiting restrictions are now in place for aged care facilities, disability services and hospitals in the Logan Local Government area.
Beenleigh Marketplace has been listed as a casual contact site for Monday 30 August.
“Anyone who attended the Beenleigh Marketplace on Monday, 30 August, between 9.00am and 11.45am should immediately come forward and get tested, then isolate at home until they receive a negative result,” Qld Health said.
While anyone who attended Stylish Nails within the marketplace between 10.30am and 11.45am on Monday is being told to immediately get tested and quarantine at home for 14 days regardless of a negative result as they are considered a close contact.
“We are urging all Queenslanders with COVID-19 symptoms to come forward and get tested, particularly people at the Gold Coast and Beenleigh areas,” Queensland Healh said.