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24 May 2021 Quarantine direction triggered for Victorian venues

Four new cases were confirmed in Melbourne’s northern suburbs today and Victoria’s Department of Health has begun publishing exposure sites. Anyone in Queensland who has been to one of these declared COVID-19 exposure sites in Victoria during the risk period specified is automatically required to quarantine.

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13 May 2021 Queensland experiences spike in leptospirosis cases

Queensland has experienced a spike in cases of the bacterial disease leptospirosis - with numbers almost doubling in 2021 compared to this time last year.

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11 May 2021 Confirmed COVID-19 case in Victoria

A man in his 30s has recently tested positive in Victoria after completing 14 days quarantine in a South Australian hotel.

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6 May 2021 Queensland Health update regarding NSW cases

Anyone in Queensland who has been to a declared COVID-19 exposure site in New South Wales during the risk period specified is automatically required to quarantine.

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5 May 2021 Queensland doesn’t delay as NSW records case of community transmission

NSW Health has released a list of exposure sites today dating back to 30 April 2021, as one person in Sydney’s eastern suburbs tested positive to COVID-19.

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2 May 2021 New Qld direction kicks in as WA records three new cases

Anyone in Queensland who has been to a declared COVID-19 exposure site in Western Australia during the risk period specified is automatically required to quarantine.

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1 May 2021 Brisbane International Airport locations listed as exposure sites

A café and toilets at the Brisbane International Airport have been identified as potential exposure sites linked to a transiting passenger who tested positive to COVID-19.

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30 April 2021 Queensland Health implements new Interstate Exposure Venues Direction

To protect the health and safety of Queensland residents, and interstate travellers that come into Queensland, Chief Health Officer Dr Jeannette Young has implemented the new Interstate Exposure Venues Direction.

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30 April 2021 Brisbane International Airport green zone breach update

A passenger involved in a green zone breach at Brisbane International Airport yesterday has tested positive to COVID-19.

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29 April 2021 PNG passengers tested following Brisbane green zone error

Two transiting passengers from a flight from Papua New Guinea are being tested after a potential green zone breach in Brisbane International Airport this morning.

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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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Last updated: 31 August 2021