Sumary of Qld man stuck in Adelaide medi-hotel faces third stint of hotel quarantine:
- One kind gesture has landed a Queensland man in medi-hotel hell, facing 42 days of quarantine before he can get home to his grieving wife..
- Rahe, who lives in Chinchilla, four hours west of Brisbane, and works in mines in Mali, western Africa, is onto his second stint of quarantine in Adelaide after the hotel he was staying at was found to be the origin of the Parafield cluster that sent SA into lockdown..
- Rahe had originally been booked to fly and quarantine in Sydney before returning to western Queensland until he was asked by a Sydney resident booked into Adelaide to change seats..
- Rahe has previously had to hotel quarantine as he works as a drill trainer in Mali but lives in Chinchilla, Queensland..
- Rahe has hotel quarantined, being an international FIFO worker, but on the day he was due to leave he was dealt a blow..
- “It wasn’t until I rang downstairs on November 17 – the day I was due to get out – to get my Queensland border declaration pass printed that the receptionist asked me if I’d seen the note slipped under my door,”.
- Rahe is desperate to get home to his wife after she lost her father, but is stuck in Adelaide hotel quarantine after the outbreak..
- Rahe was then told he would have to quarantine for a third time when he did return to Queensland, at his own expense, however he is applying for exemptions..
- Rahe was quarantining at the Peppers Waymouth Adelaide Hotel and was due for release when he was told he had another 14 days inside after the COVID-19 outbreak…