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26 April 2021 Queensland eases restrictions as WA ends hard lockdown

Queensland has revised its restrictions for people returning from Western Australia, with plans to release some quarantined guests early.

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24 April 2021 Queenslander in list of recent AstraZeneca reactions

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) last night released a list of three new individuals across Australia who have experienced the rare blood clotting reaction to the AstraZeneca vaccine. This list includes one Queenslander.

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23 April 2021 Statement from Queensland Health regarding WA lockdown

Following Western Australia’s announcement of a three-day lockdown, anyone who has been in the Perth or Peel regions on or since 17 April 2021 is required to comply with requirements.

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22 April 2021 RSV cases on the increase

With positive tests for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) increasing nearly fourfold in Greater Brisbane in 2021 compared to last year, Queenslanders are reminded to help limit the spread by following good hygiene practices.

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21 April 2021 Don't delay - protect yourself against cervical cancer

Did you know that cervical cancer is one of the most preventable cancers - but only half (52.6 per cent) of Queensland women aged 25-74 years participate in cervical screening.

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11 April 2021 Historic case linked to Brisbane COVID-19 cluster

A historic case with a link to a recent Brisbane cluster has today been added to Queensland’s COVID-19 cases, taking the total to 1,502.

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6 April 2021 Queensland COVID-19 update

Queensland has recorded 0 new cases of COVID-19 today.

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3 April 2021 Quarantined case a testament to contact tracing efforts

Queensland’s latest COVID-19 case has highlighted the strength of the state’s contact tracing regime.

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2 April 2021 Queensland finds missing link in PAH cluster

Queensland Health believes it has identified the missing link in the first of the two of Brisbane’s latest COVID-19 clusters, in a nurse from the Princess Alexandra Hospital.

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30 March 2021 Brisbane COVID-19 clusters explained

Queensland has recorded 10 new cases of COVID-19 today, including six locally acquired cases.

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28 March 2021 Potential exposure sites released following latest case

Queensland Health has released a list of venues attended by a Strathpine man who tested positive to COVID-19 overnight. The man, aged in his 20s, is the second confirmed case in the past two days.

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27 March 2021 Greater Brisbane COVID-19 update

Queensland has recorded six new cases of COVID-19 today, including a close contact of a Brisbane man who tested positive to the UK variant. The remaining five cases are overseas-acquired and in hotel quarantine.

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27 March 2021 Public Health Alert: Brisbane and Moreton Bay regions

A Public Health Alert has been issued for parts of Brisbane and Moreton Bay regions in relation to a confirmed case of COVID-19 from Stafford.

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26 March 2021 COVID-19 update: Queensland’s latest locally acquired case, wastewater testing and new testing facilities

COVID-19 updates related to Queensland’s latest locally acquired case, positive wastewater testing results and new testing facilities

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25 March 2021 Positive wastewater detection in Brisbane

Fragments of SARS-CoV-2 have been detected at the Luggage Point (servicing the Brisbane North area and some inner-city Brisbane South suburbs) wastewater treatment plant.

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24 March 2021 QLD parents urged to take advantage of free dental healthcare ahead of World Oral Health Day

Queensland parents are being urged to take advantage of free dental healthcare ahead of World Oral Health Day, as statistics show 30 per cent of parents are unaware their children can access free public dental treatment.

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24 March 2021 Queensland clinicians testing new tool to help detect sepsis

Queensland’s health experts are testing a new artificial intelligence (AI) tool designed to help detect patients with sepsis, an illness that threatens the lives of up to 21,000 Queenslanders a year.

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20 March 2021 Positive wastewater detection in Logan

Fragments of SARS-CoV-2 have been detected at the Loganholme wastewater treatment plant in Logan.

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20 March 2021 Queensland gives the green light to NZ green flights

Green flights from New Zealand (NZ) will resume tonight as Queensland Health confirms current travel restrictions will not extend beyond 6pm 20 March 2021.

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19 March 2021 Positive wastewater detection on the Gold Coast

Fragments of SARS-CoV-2 have been detected at the Elanora wastewater treatment plant on the Gold Coast.

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Last updated: 31 August 2021