Queensland aged care facility on high alert as the state records one new COVID-19 case | ABC News

An aged care facility in Brisbane’s western suburbs is on alert tonight over the threat of COVID-19.

The trio of women who returned from Victoria with coronavirus appear to have infected a man who dined at the same restaurant two days after their return.

Two of his dining companions who work in aged care are now in quarantine, as the industry across the city holds its breath.

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Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

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  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

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