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Queensland COVID-19 update

25 December 2020

Queensland has recorded two new cases of COVID-19, both detected while in quarantine.

The cases, a 30-39-year-old man and a 40-49-year-old man, were infected while overseas.

The 30-39-year-old man is associated to an earlier confirmed case announced yesterday, in connection to a marine vessel arriving from the Maldives.

The 40-49-year-old man is an international arrival, detected in hotel quarantine in Brisbane.

They bring Queensland’s total cases to 1,240, 12 of which are active.

In an incredible response to calls for increased testing, the state recorded 5,205 tests in the past 24 hours.

The most up-to-date reliable information is available on the Queensland Health website at

It is vital that anyone in Queensland gets a COVID-19 test if you if you have any symptoms consistent with COVID-19, no matter how mild, and stay home until you receive your result.

Symptoms may include fever (37.5 degrees or more), cough, breathing difficulties, sore throat, loss of smell or taste, runny nose, diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, and fatigue.

There are testing facilities right across the state including GPs, fever clinics and pop up clinics. To find your nearest location, visit


Last updated: 25 December 2020