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Close contact of COVID patient turned away from Queensland testing clinic as authorities grapple with ‘highest’ daily testing rate – ABC News

A close contact of a COVID-infected patient says he was forced to explain the urgency of his situation to Queensland healthcare workers and “demand” a test after initially…

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A close contact of a COVID-infected patient at the centre of Greater Brisbane’s latest coronavirus cluster says he was forced to explain the urgency of his situation to healthcare workers and “demand” a test after he was initially turned away.
Queensland COVID-19 snapshot:
The 28-year-old Brisbane man said he was turned away from the Gladstone Emergency Department when he first presented to get tested, despite disclosing that a colleague he worked with had coronavirus.
Speaking in a post to social…

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