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Quarantine cleaner’s partner tests positive as Brisbane lockdown lifts – Brisbane Times

The man is also expected to have contracted the more contagious UK COVID-19 variant, with two sites of concern — a Bunnings and bottleshop — now flagged by contact…

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“We know this particular variant of COVID-19 is more contagious, so this result is unsurprising,” Dr Young said in a statement issued on Monday evening.
“However, it highlights the importance of why the Greater Brisbane lockdown was so important to ensure any potential spread of the virus is contained.”
The man had already returned one negative test result before his diagnosis, with genome sequencing expected to confirm it was also the UK variant and health officials working to determine his infectious…

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