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Public Health Alert: Brisbane and Moreton Bay regions

Queensland has seven cases of COVID-19 to report today, bringing the state’s total to 1,437.

One case is locally acquired, and Queensland Health is currently investigating the source of infection.

The man in his 20s is being managed by Metro North Hospital and Health Service.

A Public Health Alert has been issued for parts of Brisbane and Moreton Bay regions in relation to this case.

All close contacts identified will be contacted by public health and required to quarantine for 14 days. Anyone we can identify through venue contact tracing measures will be contacted.

Anyone who has been in the below locations during the relevant times are asked to immediately get tested and isolate until you receive a negative result and have no more symptoms.


Venue name, locationSuburbDateTime
Shops at Westfield Carindale Shopping Centre including Shinobi Ramen Noodle Shop, Fresh Sensations, Go Vita, Robins kitchen, Harris Scarfe and Kmart Carindale Saturday, 20 March 2021 12:00pm-2:16pm
Market Organics, 190 Enoggera Road (store only) Newmarket Saturday, 20 March 2021 2:45pm-3:00pm
Baskins Robbins, 2/489 South Pine Road Everton Park Saturday, 20 March 2021 9:20pm-9:25pm
Genki Mart, 3/24 South Pine Road Alderley Sunday, 21 March 2021 10:30am-10:46am
Mamma’s Italian Restaurant, 69 Redcliffe Parade Redcliffe Sunday, 21 March 2021 12:30pm-3:10pm
Guzman y Gomez Stafford (drive through), 400 Stafford Road Stafford Monday, 22 March 2021 12.20pm-12:25pm
Bunnings Stafford, 450 Stafford Road Stafford Monday, 22 March 2021 12:40pm-12.50pm
Aldi Stafford, Stafford City Shopping Centre, 400 Stafford Street Stafford Thursday, 25 March 2021 8.30am-8:45am
Nundah Respiratory Clinic, 1270 Sandgate Road Nundah Nundah Thursday, 25 March 2021 11:15am-11:40am

Low risk venues

The below low risk venues are where it has been assessed there is a low risk of exposure to COVID-19. People who attended this venue at the relevant time are asked to monitor their health and immediately get tested if they get any COVID-19 symptoms.

Venue name, locationSuburbDateTime
Other parts of Westfield Carindale Shopping Centre. Carindale Saturday, 20 March 2021 12:00pm-2:16pm
Gasworks Plaza, 76 Skyring Terrace Newstead Sunday, 21 March 2021 9:50am-10:20am
KFC Everton Park (drive through), 6 Griffith St Everton Park Monday, 22 March 2021 7:55pm-8:00pm

The other six cases were acquired overseas and detected in hotel quarantine.

There are currently 69 active cases.

Queensland Health has announced that personal visits to hospitals, residential aged care facilities, disability accommodation services and correctional facilities in the local government areas of Brisbane City Council and Moreton Bay Regional Council will cease. This is effective from noon today and we will review on Monday.

Anyone attending these facilities in these local government areas, including staff, must wear a mask. People will still be able to visit their loved ones who are at end of life.

Brisbane City Council and Moreton Bay Regional Council residents should consider carrying a mask and wear in crowded places. Any vulnerable people should consider not going to crowded venues over the weekend.

Anyone with any COVID-19 symptoms, no matter how mild, should get tested immediately and isolate until you receive a negative result.

Symptoms include fever, cough, sore throat, runny nose, fatigue or loss of smell and/or taste.

To find your nearest testing clinic, visit Testing and fever clinics — coronavirus (COVID-19).

It is important to:

  • Stay home if you are sick
  • If you have any COVID-19 symptoms, no matter how mild, get tested
  • Stay 1.5 metres away from other people—think two big steps
  • Wash your hands with soap and water, or hand sanitiser
  • Leave the location if it is crowded.

If you have any concerns about your health, contact your doctor or contact 13HEALTH (13 43 25 84).

Up to 25 March, more than 53,000 vaccine doses have been administered across the state. This includes 22,000 vaccine doses across Metro North and Metro South Hospital and Health Service regions.

Last updated: 27 March 2021