PUBLIC HEALTH ALERT: New COVID-19 exposure sites in Qld

A number of new exposure sites believed to be linked to a Logan truck driver that tested positive to COVID-19 on the Gold Coast have been identified.

The truckie tested positive at Pimpama as part of routine testing over the weekend and is believed to have been infectious in the community between Saturday and Wednesday.

As a result, the 46-year-old man’s family have now been placed into isolation and are being tested.


Three new exposure sites have since emerged in Beenleigh, including Total Tools, Beenleigh Marketplace Shopping Centre and Stylish Nails.

Anyone who was at Total Tools Beenleigh between 9.20am and 10am on Sunday August 29 is considered a close contact and being told to immediately get tested and quarantine for 14 days, regardless of the result.

Customers and staff who were at Stylish Nails between 10.30am and 11.45am on Monday August 30 are also considered close contacts.

While the whole Beenleigh Marketplace Shopping Centre has been listed as a ‘low risk’ site during the same time on Monday, with those who were there being told to get tested and quarantine until they receive a negative result.

More exposure sites are expected to be listed over the next 24 hours as contact tracing efforts continue.

A full list of Queensland exposure sites can be found here.