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New COVID-19 case worked in Qld prisons while infectious – The Cairns Post

A Cairns resident returning from Papua New Guinea is one of two new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Queensland overnight.

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A Cairns resident returning from Papua New Guinea is one of two new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Queensland overnight.
The second case is a Queensland Corrective Services Academy trainer in his 60s, who works at Wacol and lives in Forest Lake. Authorities are yet to determine a link with existing cases in the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre cluster.
As a result, more than 7000 prisoners across the state are in lockdown.
It follows one case recorded in the state yesterday. A total of 12 people…

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