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New Brisbane coronavirus case was infectious in community for almost a week – SBS News

Brisbane’s hospitals and aged care facilities have been locked down after a new community transmission of coronavirus was reported in the city.

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A man has tested positive for coronavirus in northern Brisbane and he was in the community while infectious for a week.
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says the 26-year-old man lives in Stafford and tested positive on Thursday, but he’s been infectious in the community since last Friday.
She has ordered a lockdown of the city’s hospitals, aged care facilities, prisons and disability services to prevent the virus spreading.
The focused lockdown will only cover the Brisbane City and Moreton Bay council…

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