Queensland finds traces of COVID-19 in sewage at three areas
There are three locations in South East Queensland the place COVID-19 has been discovered within the sewage.
Maroochydore within the Sunshine Coast, and Sandgate and Wynnum in Brisbane is the place traces of the virus has been discovered.
Chief Well being Officer Jeanette Younger mentioned there may very well be a number of explanation why the hint has been discovered.
“There’s something taking place in these three areas. It might, after all, be somebody who’s just lately had the an infection after which has gone to these locations, so they don’t seem to be infectious however they’ve recovered, however they’re nonetheless shedding virus,” Dr Younger mentioned.
“We do not observe folks as soon as we clear them of the an infection.
“Nevertheless it might, after all, be an individual that we have not picked up, that is on the market in the neighborhood.”
One other check of sewage in Townsville has been carried out after COVID-19 traces had been discovered.
That check has returned detrimental.