COVID CONTACT TRACING: Ban Ban Springs listed

Keep up to date with the latest Covid-19 contact tracing locations. Picture: FILE

The female public toilets at Ban Ban Springs has been listed as a new casual covid-19 contact location.

Ban Ban Springs and a number of flights were updated on the Queensland Health website as the latest locations for contact tracing were released.

The toilets are listed on the same day as the popular Gayndah Orange Festival, Saturday, 26 June.

A Queensland Health spokesperson stated that the person “didn’t stop anywhere in the Burnett’ and ‘contact tracing for that person was finished’.

Anyone who had been at the public toilets between 9am and 11.59pm on Saturday should get a covid-19 test.

“The person did not travel through the North Burnett to stop at the Citrus Festival,” the spokesperson said.

“Contact tracing for this particular case has finished, so no new locations will be announced for the person in question.

“We have yet to contact trace anyone at the venues the person did visit, but we have yet to hear anything related to a case at the festival itself.”

If you were at the public toilets from 9am to 11.59pm on Saturday, 26 June you must:

• immediately travel by private transport directly to your home or accommodation and quarantine

• get tested at your earliest opportunity

• continue to quarantine until you receive a negative result

• enter your details into the contact tracing form, but please note you will not be contacted by Queensland Health unless additional information about the exposure changes the risk level

• continue to monitor for symptoms, if you become symptomatic get tested and isolate until you receive a negative result

A number of other locations are listed including across mainly Brisbane but also Ipswich, the Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast.

Check the full list of current locations here: https://bit.ly/3hbeOt9

NEW RESTRICTIONS ON TUESDAY:

Mask requirements for southeast Queensland will start on Tuesday, 29 June for 11 local government areas (NOT including the Burnett).

However, anyone who has been in southeast Queensland must carry a mask and wear it whenever they are outside the house (excluding vigorous exercise or when eating and drinking).

From 1am Tuesday 29 June 2021, Queensland Government covid-19 restrictions will increase as follows:

South East Queensland

• Face masks must be worn in indoor spaces where you can’t physically distance. You must carry a face

mask with you at all times whenever you leave your home, unless you have a lawful reason not to.

• You must be seated when eating or drinking at a cafe or restaurant

• Private gatherings: 30 people maximum including residents, visitors and children

• All indoor settings: 1 person per 4 square metres or 100