Brisbane Airport on alert after Covid-infected travellers force two Jetstar flights into isolation

Brisbane Airport on alert after Covid-infected travellers force two Jetstar flights into isolation

Urgent alert for Brisbane airport after two Covid-infected travellers forced two flights into isolation – as Queensland premier threatens to keep border closed for MONTHS










Brisbane Airport has been put on alert after two passengers on separate Qantas and Jetstar flights tested positive for Covid-19, sending two planeloads of travellers into isolation. 

One of the cases waited for a connecting flight to Darwin for over fours on Friday before returning a positive test on Sunday night.

The 53-year-old who was flying from Newcastle to the Northern Territory via Brisbane, has also sent hundreds into isolation at Darwin Airport.

It comes after a Sydney traveller also tested positive for coronavirus on their first day of hotel quarantine. 

Every passenger on board the QF516 flight were classified as a close contacts however passengers were already scheduled for 14 days of hotel quarantine after arriving from a declared Covid hotspot.

The 111 travellers on board Jetstar flight JQ484 will also have to go into isolation.  

More to come. 

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