So we have four new community-acquired cases overnight which means that the current cluster that we’re dealing with has seven cases.
The initial two gentlemen, and now a brother of one of those that we think could be that link between the doctor who was infectious two weeks ago and this cluster, then we have two colleagues of the second new case who have tested positive yesterday and one of those people was in Gladstone for three days while they were infectious so we’re working very closely there to identify venues that person was at.
Then very late last night I was notified of another case who happens to be a nurse working in the Covid ward. She did some shifts there. But I’m not sure that’s where she’s acquired it. We will have to wait for genome sequencing results that we should get back late together or tomorrow morning which will make it clear.
Her sister is also positive and we are not sure whether the transmission has happened there. Again, we need to wait for genome sequence results …
They have recently been in Byron Bay during their infectious period. So we now have significant community transmission and significant numbers of venues of concern all through Brisbane and we know that people have moved from Brisbane out into the broader community.