BREAKING: Gold Coast on COVID alert as exposure sites confirmed

The Gold Coast has been put on further COVID alert after several locations in the city were confirmed as being exposure sites, forcing dozens of people into isolation.

Two sites in Broadbeach have been listed as ‘close contact’ exposure sites.

They include the Woolworths at Oasis Shopping Centre on Saturday afternoon between 1.25pm and 1.50pm and the BWS in the Oasis Shopping Centre between 1.30pm and 2pm.


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Anyone who was at either location at those times is being urged to immediately quarantine and get tested as soon as possible.

They must also contact Queensland Health and stay in quarantine even if they receive a negative test result.

The rest of the Oasis Shopping Centre has been listed as a low-risk site, with anyone who was there between 1.15pm and 2pm urged to get tested.

However, they will not be required to isolate unless they experience symptoms.

Several other venues on the Gold Coast have been listed as low-risk exposure sites.

They include the BP at Stapylton (Yatala) between 11.55am and 12.20pm on Saturday and the Broadbeach Savannah Hotel and Resort between 12.50pm and 6pm on Saturday.

Virgin Australia flight VA 517 from the Gold Coast to Sydney on Saturday and VA flight 524 from the Gold Coast to Sydney have also been listed as close contact locations after a flight attendant tested positive.

GOLD COAST EXPOSURE SITES:

CLOSE CONTACT VENUES – 

Saturday 26 June 2021 Virgin Flight VA517
Sydney to Gold Coast
Sydney to Gold Coast 11.14am 12.40pm
Saturday 26 June 2021 Woolworths Oasis (Broadbeach) – The Oasis Shopping Centre
75 Surf Parade
Broadbeach 1.25pm 1.50pm
Saturday 26 June 2021 Virgin Flight VA524
Gold Coast to Sydney
Gold Coast to Sydney 1.26pm 2.47pm
Saturday 26 June 2021 BWS Bottleshop – The Oasis Shopping Centre
75 Surf Parade
Broadbeach 1.30pm 2pm

LOW RISK VENUES – 

Saturday 26 June 2021 BP Stapylton (Yatala)
Cnr Pacific Hwy & Stapylton Jacobs Well Road
Stapylton (Yatala) 11.55am 12.20pm
Saturday 26 June 2021 Broadbeach Savannah Hotel and Resort
42 – 46 Surf Parade
Broadbeach 12.50pm 6pm
Saturday 26 June 2021 Oasis Shopping Centre
75 Surf Parade
Broadbeach 1.15pm 2.10pm

Source: Queensland Health