Queensland records new mystery Covid case

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Queensland has recorded one new locally acquired Covid-19 case who had been out in the community while infectious since September 23.

The state's Chief Health Officer Jeannette Young said the new case is not linked to any other known outbreaks at this stage.

The infectious woman has been double vaccinated since August and is aged in her 50s.

"She hasn't been to any known exposure sites," Dr Young said.

"So all of the exposure sites that she's been at while infectious are up on our website and we'll continue to work with her to make sure that we've picked all of those up."

Queensland has recorded a new mystery case. Source: AAP
Queensland has recorded a new mystery case. Source: AAP

Household members return negative result

Her household has been tested for Covid-19 and returned negative results.

"There are three other people in that household and none of those have tested positive," Dr Young said.

"So I am reasonably reassured by all of that."

The woman was active in the in Brisbane's northern suburbs since September 23 and health authorities have added new exposure sites, including a number of massage parlours.

Locations in Redcliffe, Cannon Hill, Slacks Creek, Boondall, Bracken Ridge, Chermside, Archerfield and Moranbah have all been flagged following the new case.

There were also two cases detected in hotel quarantine in Queensland.

Just south of the Queensland border, NSW enforced stay-at-home orders in Lismore local government area, prompting the Queensland government to put in tighter movement restrictions for the area.

"From 1:00am tomorrow, we'll put our enhanced restrictions in place so that there are very, very few reasons for anyone to be able to travel into the Lismore LGA and then come back into Queensland," Dr Young said.

There are now 26 active cases of Covid in Queensland.

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