Princess Alexandra Hospital patient at centre of COVID security breach
A coronavirus security breach has occurred in the hospital at the centre of Queensland’s latest outbreak.
Two nurses at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane have tested positive to COVID-19 after treating returned travellers.
Watch a report on the outbreak in the video above
More than a dozen others have contracted the virus in the past week, which resulted in a snap three-day lockdown to allow contact tracers to keep up.
But a breach at the hospital on Thursday is threatening to undo that work.
A patient who was supposed to be isolating after she was treated by one of the nurses was able to leave the hospital on Thursday.
It’s understood she was in the community for several hours before she was found by police and brought back to…