PUBLIC HEALTH ALERT: New Gold Coast COVID-19 exposure sites

Several new exposure sites have been identified on the Gold Coast after a local couple tested positive to the virus.

The husband and wife were among three new local COVID-19 cases recorded in Queensland on Saturday.

It’s believed the pair may have been infectious in the community for up to 13 days before testing positive.


As a result, venues in Mudgeeraba, Robina and Nerang have been listed as contact tracing sites, with a number of new sites added by Queensland Health on Saturday evening.

They include Big W at Robina on Tuesday 30 November between 9.15am – 10.05am, and Myer Robina on the same day between 11am and 12.15pm.

Both are casual contact venues, so anyone who was there during the above times is being told to quarantine until a negative COVID-19 test result is received.

The whole of Robina Town Centre has been listed as a low risk contact site for Tuesday between 9.15am to 1.30pm.

Dan Murphys at Nerang has also been identified as a casual contact exposure site for Thursday December 2, between 3pm to 3.30pm.

Health authorities are still probing the source of the city’s latest cases, with mystery surrounding where the couple acquired the virus.

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The wife, who is fully vaccinated, works at an aged care facility in Mudgeeraba, with residents undergoing urgent testing and all visitors to the facility banned.

The full and up-to-date list of exposure sites can be found here.