Recent arrivals from Queensland in Tasmania are in the process of being contacted regarding high-risk areas across Brisbane and Moreton Bay in response to the latest COVID challenge.
The move comes after Queensland announced that they had one case of COVID-19 as a result of community transmission.
Tasmania has already made moves to ensure the safety of its citizens. Several areas across Brisbane and Moreton Bay have been classified as high risk.
The Tasmanian public health director has designated the following areas as high risk:
Saturday 20 March:
Westfield Carindale Shopping Centre, Carindale, from 12 to 2.16pm. Market Organics, 190 Enoggera Rd, Newmarket, from 2.45 to 3pm.nBaskins Robbins, 2/489 South Pine Rd, Everton Park, from 9.20 to 9.25pm.
Sunday 21 March:
Gasworks Plaza, 76 Skyring Tce, Newstead, from 9.50 to 10.20am. Genki Mart, 3/24 South Pine Rd, Alderley, from 10.30 to 10.46am. Mamma's Italian Restaurant, 69 Redcliffe Pde, Redcliffe, from 12.30 to 3.10pm.
Monday 22 March:
Guzman y Gomez Stafford (drive-through), 400 Stafford Rd, Stafford, from 12.20 to 12.25pm. Bunnings Stafford, 450 Stafford Rd, Stafford, from 12.40 to 12.50pm. KFC Everton Park (drive-through), 6 Griffith St, Everton Park, from 7.55 to 8pm.
Thursday 25 March:
Aldi Stafford, Stafford City Shopping Centre, 400 Stafford St, Stafford, from 8.30 to 8.45am. Nundah Respiratory Clinic, 1270 Sandgate Rd, Nundah, from 11.15 to 11.40am.
Anyone in the areas designated by the department of health are being asked to self-isolate immediately. Anyone who has been in those areas will not be permitted to enter the state unless they are an essential traveller. Anyone who has been in the Brisbane or Moreton Bay areas since 8 March and who is now in Tasmania should closely monitor themselves for any symptoms.
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