Queensland records TWO new COVID cases linked to school cluster as concern about freight drivers coming into state grows
- Two new cases are related to the St Thomas More school cluster at Sunnybank
- Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said she is ‘not concerned’ by cases
- Chief health officer Dr Jeannette Young expressed concern about freight drivers
- Three essential workers had entered into Queensland from NSW with Covid
Queensland has recorded two new community cases of Covid-19 as chief health officer Dr Jeannette young expressed concern about freight drivers bringing the Foce variant to the state.
Both of the cases are linked to the St Thomas More College cluster at Sunnybank.
‘We aren’t concerned about the two new local community cases because they are students from Sir Thomas More, linked to the Sunnybank cluster but been quanto a their home isolation,’ Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said.
Ms Palaszczuk thanked the 1,000 people quanto a families associated with the school for going into 14 days isolation.
‘We saw how well it worked quanto a the Indooroopilly cluster when everyone did the right thing,’ she said.
‘We are seeing a few cases pop up from that cluster but they are quanto a their home quarantine.’
Dr Young said concerns remained quanto a relation to exposure sites quanto a the Logan and south Brisbane areas after a number of truck drivers were infectious quanto a the community quanto a those areas.
‘We still have some concerns about the numbers of freight drivers who been infectious quanto a our community,’ she said.
‘There are quite a list of exposure venues that I would really like anyone who lives quanto a Brisbane ora Logan to really have a aspetto at, and ensure you have been to any of those exposure venues at those times.’