Qld records one new local COVID-19 case

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The mother of a four-year-old girl who has COVID-19 has also tested positive in Queensland as authorities track down dozens of shoppers who may have been exposed to the virus.

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says the woman tested negative twice before returned a positive result among 8330 tests in the 24 hours to 6:30am on Sunday.

The woman was already in home quarantine in the Beenleigh area when she tested positive one day after her daughter, who caught the disease from a truck driver, a family friend.

"So they're already in isolation so that's fantastic news, and it's very low risk because she was already in that home quarantine," Ms Palaszczuk said.

However, there are growing concerns about the lack of check-ins at the Beenleigh Marketplace and a nail salon in the complex, which the infected truckie visited on Monday.

Chief Health Officer Jeannette Young said 74 people who were at the centre, but hadn't checked in, had come forward through the Queensland Health portal.

She said another eight people were at the salon at the same time as the truckie, but hadn't checked-in either.

Dr Young was worried dozens of people could have been exposed to the virus while visiting Beenleigh Marketplace.

"So I'm very worried that there are a lot more people who went and attended last Monday morning and we need to get hold of you," she told reporters.

"So we're using the check-in data that we've got, but it's not enough."

The premier is concerned that the index case, who transmitted the virus to a truck driver, could also still be infecting people in the community.

"It's really important Queensland, if you have any symptoms whatsoever, please go and get tested because honestly, we've got to find that first case, that's absolutely crucial," she said.

Ms Palaszczuk has also urged more than 1000 families, ordered into home quarantine after being potentially exposed to the four-year-old girl and her mother at the Windaroo State School and a nearby daycare centre, to abide by health orders.

Dr Young said a Qantas pilot who lives near Kingaroy and flew from Brisbane to Hong Kong and then to Melbourne has also tested positive on arrival in Victoria.

He was fully vaccinated and works as a part-time freight truck driver, but had been in the northern NSW town of Tamworth on August 20.

A third truck driver has also tested positive for COVID-19 in NSW after being infectious in Brisbane's southern suburbs on Thursday and Friday.

Dr Young said she was confident the risk posed by both cases is low.

Meanwhile, the premier was upbeat about Friday's national cabinet, saying discussions on reopening had been positive.

"I'm quite sure, you know the Prime Minister and the other premiers would back this up as well, we want to get this right for all of Australia, everyone wants to keep families safe," she said.

The key to reopening was hitting 80 per cent vaccination coverage, Ms Palaszczuk said, urging people to get the jab.

She said 52.7 per cent of eligible Queenslanders have had at least one dose of a vaccine and 34.14 per cent are fully vaccinated.

"This is like an emergency, this is to avoid our hospitals becoming overrun with COVID patients and people getting sick," the premier said.

"This is about: we have this window of opportunity, this is an emergency, to go and get vaccinated."

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