COVID-19-infected women who dodged quarantine in Queensland charged

Selfies of Diana and Olivia

Diana Lasu and Olivia Winnie Muranga are under police investigation

The Bolton Clarke Aged Care center at Pinjarra Hills in Brisbane's southwest has actually been locked down following the positive test and there are worries other employees and locals might be at threat.

The man's relatives are yet to test positive.

It is believed he contracted the virus when he and his family ate at Madtongsan IV Korean restaurant at Sunnybank on July 23.

The aged care worker is the 3rd case of neighborhood transmission connected to the cluster, after among the ladies's siblings evaluated positive previously today.

Footage has now emerged of Muranga casually ordering a drink at the Cowch Dessert Cocktail Bar on Brisbane's Southbank with a friend in the hours after she was tested for the virus on Monday.

"It's confusing, I do apologise", chief health officer Dr Jeannette Young said while explaining the freaky link.

The women, Olivia Muranga and Diana Lasu, are being treated at the Princess Alexandra Hospital on Brisbane's southside and on Thursday were charged with deliberately giving authorities false documents in order to cross the border and fraud offences.

All staff and residents are now on red alert and have been told to get tested immediately. Any sign of Covid-19 symptoms, to definitely seek testing as soon as possible.

All three women are now in quarantine under police guard and will appear in Brisbane Magistrates Court on September 28.

Queensland Police Commissioner Katarina Carroll said she was "bitterly disappointed" but police were now sure they had all members of the travelling party identified.

Deputy Commissioner Steve Gollschewski said police had high confidence they had all the details and information they needed in relation to the case.

"The likelihood she was infectious while at work is very low". "We are still working with the third person (to ensure contact tracing)".

She suggested that additional suburbs in Brisbane's south might be termed as hot spots in case important neighborhood spread happened.

Saturday also brought tougher border restrictions for Queensland, with all travellers from Greater Sydney banned from the sunshine state after 1am.

One of the women attended the Orion Springfield Central in Ipswich, south-west of Brisbane, on Sunday where she dined at the Peak Thai restaurant about 6.30pm.

As the World Health Organisation warned the effects of the coronavirus pandemic would be felt for decades, another 397 cases were reported in Victoria yesterday, with three people dying.

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