BREAKING: Doctor at Brisbane hospital tests positive to COVID

A staff member at Brisbane’s PA Hospital has tested positive for COVID-19, forcing the hospital into lockdown.

It’s understood the worker is a doctor that had contact with COVID-19 positive patients in the early hours of Wednesday.

According to Queensland Health, the worker was infectious in the community on Thursday.


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Contact tracing is now underway with officials set to provide details on public exposure sites on Saturday.

“All patients, staff and families this person interacted with are being identified and appropriate actions are being taken,” Queensland Health said in a statement.

“The hospital is actively working to ensure the safety of staff and patients on campus while contact tracing is undertaken.”

All non-essential visits to patients at PA Hospital have been banned for the time being.

The Emergency Department remains open but people are urged to attend a GP or nearby hospital if possible.

Elective surgery and non-urgent outpatient bookings are also being postponed.

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Here we go again 🤬🤬🤬 keeping mum on where the jnr dr went keeping us out of the loop I have stage four metastatic breast cancer and currently awaiting a major surgery here on the Gold Coast what will happen to me and all of my preop appointments?

How about not reporting this until you have the list of where this jnr dr has been

How about NOT joining the cancel culture. It’s better to be warned. We too have a stage 4 cancer sufferer and it’s better to know and be cautious.
If you want to be NOT informed I recommend going to the Qld. Gov official site which is still reporting NO cases some 12 hours after the Western Australian press reported the incident