Hyperdome on COVID alert after visit from infected shopper

Shoppers at the Hyperdome Shopping Centre in Loganholme are being urged to keep an eye on their health, after a person with COVID-19 visited the centre last week.

It comes after the number of cases linked to the Queensland Corrections cluster grew by one today.

A close contact of a previous case has now also tested positive.


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However, officials say that person was already in isolation and spent limited time in the community.

A list of places visited by the infected person last week has been released by Queensland Health.

It includes numerous shops at the Hyperdome in Loganholme last Wednesday afternoon.

Among the places the person shopped at are K-Mart, Best & Less and The Reject Shop between 3.15pm and 5.45pm.

They also visited Pizza Hut in Beenleigh on Thursday afternoon along with a tobacconist in Eagleby.

Anyone who has been to any of the places listed in the alert is urged to monitor their health.

If they develop any COVID-19 symptoms, they should get tested and isolate until they receive their results.

Hyperdome says the safety and wellbeing of customers, retailers and staff is their priority and they are taking the notification from Queensland Health extremely seriously.

“On receiving this notification, our team acted swiftly, proactively and responsibly, with our actions guided by advice from Queensland Health,” the centre said in a statement.

“We made the proactive decision to undertake a deep clean of the Centre’s common mall areas and amenities using high-grade disinfectant.

“The retailers identified as being visited by this individual are also working with Queensland Health to determine the steps that need to be taken, which may include undertaking additional deep cleaning within their individual tenancies.”

List of places added to the Public Health Alert – 

  • 26th August 2020 – Madhouse Discount Variety, Waterford Plaza, Waterford West – 1.50pm – 2.15pm
  • 26th August 2020 – Hyperdome Shopping Centre, Loganholme – 3.15pm – 5.45pm
  • 26th August 2020 – Best & Less, Hyperdome Shopping Centre, Loganholme – 3.15pm – 4.05pm
  • 26th August 2020 – K-Mart, Hyperdome Shopping Centre, Loganholme – 4.05pm – 4.30pm
  • 26th August 2020 – The Reject Shop, Hyperdome Shopping Centre, Loganholme – 4.35pm – 4.55pm
  • 26th August 2020 – Footlocker, Hyperdome Shopping Centre, Loganholme – 5pm – 5.30pm
  • 26th August 2020 – Platypus Shoes, Hyperdome Shopping Centre, Loganholme – 5pm – 5.30pm
  • 27th August 2020 – Pizza Hut, Beenleigh – 4.30pm – 4.35pm
  • 27th August 2020 – TSG Tobacconist, Eagleby – 4.50pm – 5pm.

For a full list of places currently subject to the Public Health Alert, visit the Queensland Health website here

 

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