Published On: Mon, Jul 19th, 2021
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Fully Vaccinated Australian Woman Contracts Delta Variant of Viruson July 20, 2021 at 4:03 am Save 10% on Citrus trees with code CITRUS
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A fully vaccinated Queensland woman has tested positive for the highly contagious Delta variant of COVID-19, the disease caused by the CCP virus, while visiting her family in the Far North Queensland town of Mareeba. Public health alerts have been issued for the Sunshine Coast, Brisbane, and locations in Far North Queensland. Queensland health authorities believe the woman, who had been studying in Victoria, contracted the virus at the Young and Jackson pub in Melbourne on July 10, before travelling to her home state for a holiday three days later. On July 15, while visiting friends on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Victorian contact tracers alerted the woman via text that she had been at an exposure site and to get tested; she tested negative. She then visited various locations in the community while unknowingly infectious. The next day, she caught an Uber, a bus, and a train to Brisbane …

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