What we know about Qld virus outbreak

Health authorities believe the risk of transmission is low from Brisbane's latest local COVID case.
Health authorities believe the risk of transmission is low from Brisbane's latest local COVID case.

TIMELINE LEADING UP TO BRISBANE OUTBREAK:

Saturday, June 5

* Flight attendant arrives in Brisbane on Emirates flight and begins two weeks of hotel quarantine

Saturday, June 19

* Attendant released at 9am after three negative tests

* Hours later she tests positive after further routine test for international air crew

Sunday, June 20

* Authorities list exposure sites visited by flight attendant including Brisbane's Portuguese Family Centre

Monday, June 21

* Queensland records zero cases of community transmission

Tuesday, June 22

* Authorities report one new local case involving a man in his 60s

* He was at the Portuguese Family Centre on Saturday, June 19, when the flight attendant was there

* Authorities say risk is low because he and 35 others who were also there have been isolating since Sunday

* Preliminary investigations suggest a quarantine hotel worker infected the flight attendant

* The worker escorted a infected returned traveller from Mongolia to an ambulance and then went to the flight attendant's room to swab her

* Authorities say "it's possible" the worker went directly from escorting the infected traveller to the attendant's room

* They are reviewing CCTV footage to determine if protocols were breached

Australian Associated Press