Tasmanian exposure sites identified

13 Oct 2021

Tasmanian Public Health authorities have identified three local public exposure sites related to the COVID-19 case reported in Tasmania today (13 October).

Primary close contacts include:

  • Jetstar flight JQ715 (Melbourne to Hobart) which arrived at Hobart Airport at 8.27pm on Monday 11 October
  • the male toilets at Hobart Airport arrivals between 9.10pm and 9.15 pm and also between 9.25pm and 9.30pm on Monday 11 October.

Casual contacts include:

  • Hobart airport arrival hall including baggage pickup area between 8:54pm and 10:07pm on Monday 11 October.

All primary close contacts must:

  • Quarantine immediately.
  • Call the Public Health Hotline on 1800 671 738 for advice and to arrange a COVID-19 test (if you have not already been contacted by Public Health).
  • Stay in quarantine for 14 days from the date you were exposed to the case.
  • Undertake further tests as advised by Public Health

At this stage no other exposure sites have been identified linked to this case. If further sites are identified they will be listed on this site.

Unless identified as a primary close contact, other members of the community are not at increased risk of exposure to COVID-19. However all members of the community should remain vigilant for any cold or flu symptoms and arrange testing if symptoms develop.