Queensland authorities are going into overdrive to try and contain an outbreak of coronavirus in the state’s southeast.
The two 19-year-old’s returned positive results yesterday afternoon, the only two new cases within the state in the last 24 hours.
Authorities have confirmed that the girls falsified their border declaration passes, after recently travelling to the hot spot of Melbourne.
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The pair were able to get through the checks by flying into Brisbane from Sydney on July 21.
Chief Health Officer Jeanette Young says it’s incredibly disappointing, and the community will be feeling the consequences of their actions.
While State Disaster Coordinator Steve Gollschewski says an investigation will be carried out as well.
One of the pair worked in a school in Logan, which has now had to be closed with a number of other staff going into lockdown.
The principal has already confirmed that the woman had limited contact with students.
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