Gold Coast’s list of COVID-19 exposure sites grows

LATEST @ 4.30 PM | Another two COVID-19 exposure sites have been identified on the Gold Coast this afternoon.

The new venues of concern are believed to be linked to the mystery case recorded on the Gold Coast yesterday, involving a 32-year-old man from Pacific Pines.

There are fears the man may have been infectious in the community for up to six days, with a couple more exposure sites listed this afternoon.


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Crafted Coffee Co at The Kitchens in Robina Town Centre has been identified as a ‘casual contact’ venue.

Anyone who was there between 9.25am and 10.15am on Sunday November 7 is being told to immediately get tested and isolate until they receive a negative result.

JB HI-FI at Robina has also been listed as a casual contact site between 10.10am and 10.35am that same day.

Health officials are still yet to provide a list of exposure sites linked to a second mystery case identified on the Gold Coast today.

The case is a 52-year-old fully-vaccinated Uber driver from Carrara, whose source of infection remains under investigation.

He’s believed to have been infectious in the community for three days.

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EARLIER @ 6.25 AM | More exposure sites have been identified on the Gold Coast, in relation to the city’s new mystery infection announced yesterday.

A 32-year-old Pacific Pines man tested positive and is believed to have been infectious in the Gold Coast community for up to six days.

Authorities are still working through exactly where he might have picked up the virus, and are yet to link it to any existing clusters.

However, a number of exposure sites have now been identified, including a major shopping centre, a JB Hi-Fi, a Chempro and a plaza.

Robina Town Centre has been listed as a low-risk contact site on Sunday between 9.20 am and 11.00 am.

JB Hi-Fi in Bundall is a casual contact site on Sunday between 10.55 am and 11.30 am.

Earle Plaza in Nerang has been listed as a low-risk site on Monday between 2.15 pm and 2.30 pm.

The new sites are in addition to two other sites listed earlier yesterday; the Chempro and the Coles at Coomera City Shopping Centre.

Queensland Health’s advice for anyone who thinks they may have been to one of the sites is listed below.

For more information, head to the Queensland Health website here.

Casual contacts

If you have been to a casual contact location at the relevant times, you are considered a casual contact and must do the following:

  1. immediately travel by private transport directly to your home or accommodation and quarantine
  2. get tested at your earliest opportunity
  3. continue to quarantine until you receive a negative result
  4. enter your details into the contact tracing form by clicking or tapping on the name for the relevant location in the table below. You will not be contacted by Queensland Health unless additional information about the exposure changes the risk level
  5. continue to monitor for symptoms, if you become symptomatic get tested and isolate until you receive a negative result.

Low risk contacts

If you have been to a low risk contact location at the relevant times, you are considered a low risk contact and must do the following:

  1. get tested at your earliest convenience but you do not need to quarantine until you receive a negative test result
  2. continue to monitor for symptoms, if you become symptomatic get tested and isolate until you receive a negative result.

Earlier article: Gold Coast exposure sites linked to new mystery case