10 Jun 2021

Covid-19 testing blitz in Queensland after Victoria couple's travel

From Checkpoint, 5:22 pm on 10 June 2021

There is a testing blitz going on in Queensland, after a couple who travelled there from Victoria were found to have Covid-19.

The pair drove from Victoria, through New South Wales and across the Queensland border.

Health officials have identified dozens of close contacts and places of interest across both Queensland and New South Wales.

There have been long lines at Sunshine Coast clinics as residents scramble to get tested.

Sunshine Coast Mayor Mark Jamieson talks to Lisa Owen about the situation.