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8 August, 2021

Contact tracing commences in Cairns

Contact tracing has commenced in Cairns with the release of close and casual contact sites related to the positive COVID case identified yesterday.


The taxi driver aged in his 60 has worked for the past 10 days as a driver from 10:30 at night through to 3pm the following day.

In the period when the is considered infectious he has visited Raintrees Shopping Centre in Manunda as well as Brothers Leagues Club on Thursday August 5 between 3pm and 5pm.

Contract tracing  is easier if locals use the Cairns Check-in App when they visit a business.


Close Contact Sites in Cairns Related to Taxi Driver

Date Time Business Details
Friday August 6 3pm – 4.15pm The Cairns 24 Hour Medical Centre Waiting Room
Friday August 6 4.15pm – 5.30pm QML Pathology – Cairns Day Surgery

Casual Contacts sites in Cairns Related to the Taxi Driver

Date Time Business Details
Wednesday July 28 12am – 3pm Passengers in Taxi Various Locations
Wednesday July 28 11.pm – 11.59pm Passengers in Taxi Various Locations
Thursday July 29 3.15pm – 4.30pm Raintrees Shopping Centre Manunda
Thursday July 29 10.30pm – 11.59pm Passengers in Taxi Various Locations
Friday July 30 12am – 3pm Passengers in Cab Various Locations
Friday July 30 1.30pm – 2.30pm Raintrees Shopping Centre Manunda
Friday July 30 10.30pm – 11.59pm Passengers in Taxi Various Locations
Saturday July 31 12am – 3pm Passengers in Taxi Various Locations
Saturday July 31 10.30pm – 11.59pm Passengers in Taxi Various Locations
Sunday August 1 12am – 3pm Passengers in Taxi Various Locations
Sunday August 1 10.30pm – 11.59pm Passengers in Taxi Various Locations
Monday August 2 12am – 3pm Passengers in Taxi Various Location
Monday August 2 10.30 – 11.59 Passengers in Taxi Various Locations
Tuesday August 3 12am – 3pm Passengers in Taxi Various Locations
Tuesday August 3 1.25 – 2pm Raintrees Shopping Centre Manunda
Tuesday August 3 10.30pm – 11.59pm Passengers in Taxi Various Locations
Wednesday August 4 10.30pm – 11.59pm Passengers in Taxi Various Locations
Wednesday August 4 12am – 3pm Passengers in Taxi Various Locations
Thursday August 5 3pm – 5pm Brothers Leagues Club Cairns Cairns

CLOSE CONTACTS - If you have been to these locations at the relevant times you must do the following:

1. Immediately travel by private transport directly to your home or accommodation and quarantine.

2. Get tested at your earliest opportunity.

3. Complete the online contact tracing form. If you are unable to complete the contact tracing form please call 134 COVID (134 268).

4. Continue to quarantine even after receiving a negative result. After you complete the contact tracing form you will be contacted by Queensland Health.

5. Continue to monitor for symptoms while you are quarantined. If you become symptomatic get tested and isolate until you receive a negative result.

6. As you are a close contact, you and anyone who resides at your home or accommodation are required to quarantine for 14 days from the time you were at the venue.  


CASUAL CONTACTS - If you have been to any of the below locations at the relevant times you must do the following:

1. Immediately travel by private transport directly to your home or accommodation and quarantine.

2. Get tested at your earliest opportunity.

3. Continue to quarantine until you receive a negative result.

4. Enter your details into the contact tracing form. You will not be contacted by Queensland Health unless additional information about the exposure changes the risk level.

5. Continue to monitor for symptoms, if you become symptomatic get tested and isolate until you receive a negative result.  


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