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COVID case party claim a ‘misunderstanding’ based on information from man, Qld Health Minister says – ABC News

Queensland’s Health Minister is defending authorities whose actions led to a Brisbane man being mistakenly accused of holding a house party for 25 friends while…

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When a Strathpine man in his 20s tested positive for COVID-19, authorities reported that he threw a party for 25 people while awaiting his result.
Key points:

  • Queensland Health has walked back a claim a man waiting for a COVID-19 test result had a party with 25 friends
  • The Health Minister says it was based on information received from the man and it may have been “a misunderstanding”
  • The Health Minister says similar mistakes have been made around the country

But less than 24 hours later, it was found…

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