Dr Julie Graham, Acting Director of Public Health
Contact tracing efforts undertaken by Queensland Health has seen additional premises added as risk locations in relation to cases of COVID-19 in that state.
All recent arrivals in Tasmania from Queensland are being contacted to advise them of locations in the Brisbane and Moreton Bay areas which Queensland Health has identified as risk locations.
In addition to locations listed yesterday, further locations, which the Tasmanian Acting Director of Public Health has designated as high-risk locations at the specified dates and time, are:
Saturday 20 March –
Shinobi Ramen Noodle Shop, Westfield Carindale Shopping Centre, from 12 to 2.16pm.
Black Hops Brewery, East Brisbane, from 12 to 2pm.
Green Beacon Brewing Co., Tenerife, from 2 to 3.12pm.
Eatons Hill Hotel, Eatons Hill, from 3.44 to 5.30pm.
Sunday 21 March –
The Standard Market Company, Gasworks Plaza, 76 Skyring Tce, Newstead, from 9.50 to 10.20am.
Monday 22 March –
PCYC Lawnton, Lawnton, from 7.16 to 8.10am.
Bunnings, Lawnton, from 3.15 to 3.30pm.
Strathpine Shopping Centre, Strathpine, from 3.43 to 3.49pm.
Tuesday 23 March –
Zambrero, Lawnton, from 12.51 to 12.55pm.
Lawnton Fruit Market, Lawnton, from 1.57 to 2.05pm.
Nellas Gourmet Tucker, Lawnton, from 3.37 to 3.47pm.
Poolwerx Strathpine, Strathpine, from 3.15 to 3.57pm.
Dan Murphy’s, Strathpine, from 7.26 to 7.36pm.
Wednesday 24 March –
Lawnton Country Markets, Lawnton, from 2.36 to 2.43pm.
Thursday 25 March –
BWS, Strathpine, from 6.15 to 6.30pm.
Ceres Pizza Café, Strathpine, from 7 to 7.58pm.
For a full list of locations, visit www.coronavirus.tas.gov.au.
Anyone now in Tasmania who was in any of these locations at the specified times is asked to self-isolate immediately and contact the Public Health Hotline on 1800 671 738 for further advice.
Anyone intending to travel to Tasmania who has been to any of these locations will not be permitted to enter the State unless approved as an Essential Traveller.
Any affected travellers will need to apply to the Deputy State Controller to enter the state via the G2G PASS system. If allowed to enter they will be required to quarantine for 14 days and be tested in the first few days and last few days of this period. Hotel quarantine fees may apply.
Queensland Health authorities have not yet established how this case contracted COVID-19.
Consequently, 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. If they develop any cold or flu symptoms, they should immediately isolate and get tested for COVID-19.
Anyone who was in these areas since 8 March and has had any symptoms since then should get also tested, even if their symptoms have settled.
If you have any cold or flu symptoms, even mild, contact the Public Health Hotline on 1800 671 738 to arrange a test.
Visit www.coronavirus.tas.gov.au for the latest Tasmanian information.