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Department of Health media releases

20 August 2020 COVID-19 case identified in Ipswich

A massive contact tracing, testing and quarantining operation is underway after an Ipswich resident yesterday tested positive to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

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19 August 2020 Public Health Alert: Brisbane South

A Public Health Alert has been issued for locations in the Brisbane South area in relation to a confirmed case of COVID-19.

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14 August 2020 Three new COVID-19 cases identified in Queensland

Queensland Health has today announced three new COVID-19 cases, bringing total cases to 1,092. None of the cases are currently considered to be a risk to the community.

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10 August 2020 Queensland novel coronavirus (COVID-19) update

Queensland has one new case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to report today, bringing total cases to 1,089.

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2 August 2020 Measures increased to protect our most vulnerable

Queensland Health is stepping up COVID-19 protections for our most vulnerable by requiring more residential aged care facilities to take extra precautions to protect their residents from the virus.

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2 August 2020 Queensland novel coronavirus (COVID-19) update

Queensland has one new case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The new case recently returned from overseas via New South Wales and is in quarantine. There are a total of 1,085 cases in Queensland.

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31 July 2020 Public Health Alert: West Moreton and Brisbane South

A Public Health Alert has been issued for locations in the West Moreton and Brisbane South area in relation to today’s (31 July 2020) confirmed case of COVID-19.

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30 July 2020 Queensland novel coronavirus (COVID-19) update

The Queensland Government has reported three new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours - in addition to the 3 new cases announced yesterday - bringing the total case number to 1082

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29 July 2020 Public Health Alert: Three new COVID-19 cases

Community members on Brisbane’s southside are asked to remain alert but not alarmed as Queensland records three new cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

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24 July 2020 Two additional COVID-19 cases in Queensland

The Queensland Government has reported two new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the total case number to 1076.

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23 July 2020 New Covid-19 hotspot declared for NSW

Chief Health Officer Dr Jeannette Young today declared the City of Fairfield in New South Wales (NSW) a new COVID-19 hotspot following further COVID-19 community transmission.

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22 July 2020 Queensland novel coronavirus (COVID-19) update

Queensland has one new case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to report today, bringing total cases to 1,073.

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20 July 2020 Queensland novel coronavirus (COVID-19) update

Queensland has one new case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to report today, bringing total cases to 1072.

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13 July 2020 Fake names and numbers putting broader community at risk

Customers who provide false contact details at venues are putting the health of other Queenslanders at risk – and threatening the state’s hard-earned progress made over the past 6 months.

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13 July 2020 Queensland novel coronavirus (COVID-19) update

Queensland has one new case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to report today, bringing total cases to 1071.

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12 July 2020 Public health alert: Crossroads Hotel COVID-19 warning

The Queensland Government has issued a public health alert urging Queenslanders who visited NSW’s Crossroads Hotel between July 3 to July 10 inclusive, to get COVID-19 tested and isolate immediately.

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11 July 2020 Queensland COVID-19 update

Queensland has two new overseas-acquired cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to report today, bringing the total cases to 1,070.

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9 July 2020 Statement - flight arrivals before 12pm 10 July

Queensland Health is reminding airline passengers arriving before midday Friday 10 July that they will not be allowed to leave the airport until COVID-19 travel restrictions have been lifted, as planned. Passengers who are travelling with exemptions will be able to be processed as per normal.

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7 July 2020 Queensland novel coronavirus (COVID-19) update

Queensland has one new case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to report today, bringing total cases to 1068.

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3 July 2020 Salmonella infections linked to backyard poultry

Queensland Health is investigating an outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium infections predominantly among young children that has been linked to contact with backyard poultry.

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Last updated: 5 September 2020