COVID-19 Case in Cairns Today with Local Exposure Sites Just Announced

Locations in Cairns, Cairns North, Trinity Beach, Fitzroy Island and Yorkeys Knob have been added to local exposure sites after a COVID-19 case was confirmed in Cairns earlier today.

.Queensland Health says the infected person lives in the Cairns region.

It’s not yet known what strain of the virus the person has or how it was contracted.

Queensland Health has issued advice that anyone who has attended the Bluewater Village Early Learning Centre at Trinity Beach since 3pm last Thursday, 29 July, must isolate and get tested. The Centre has now been closed for deep cleaning. The positive COVID case is a close contact of a child who attends the Centre.

The complete list of locations can be found at

The circumstances of this case are currently being investigated and more information will be released at the daily media conference tomorrow.

Tests are currently being performed to determine whether there is any infection risk to the community.

Testing capacity is being increased in the Cairns and Hinterland Health Service region.

People planning on attending the fever clinic at Cairns Hospital or COVID-19 drive-through clinic on Aumuller St can book online to help reduce their waiting time.

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1 year ago

Is Port Douglas Waste water being tested for Covid?