World news – CONFIRMED: Second Covid patient treated in Bundaberg


Wide Bay Hospital and Healthcare confirmed this morning that a second patient with Covid-19 is currently being treated at Bundaberg Hospital.

« This patient is also associated with the Byron Bay cluster and traveled with the other positive case, » the health service announced.

« The full contact tracing has been completed and it is believed that there is no significant public health risk. There are currently no listed exposure sites in Wide Bay related to this or the other case. »

The community will continue to be encouraged to get tested if they have symptoms or have visited any of the statewide locations indicated on the Queensland contact tracing point, including occasional Maryborough contact points, Gin Gin and Miriam Vale from a separate case.

This week the Bundaberg Fever Clinic had its busiest days since it opened about 12 months ago.

NewsMail reported that 219 people were tested for Covid-19 on Monday and an additional 293 people on Tuesday. This is a significant increase from the 20 people tested on Sunday and a total of 138 people tested in the week of March 22-28.


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