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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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26 June 2020 Queensland novel coronavirus (COVID-19) update

Queensland has recorded its first new COVID-19 case in nine days after a patient infected in Papua New Guinea was transferred to Brisbane.

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22 June 2020 Update on Queensland COVID-19 testing regime

Update on Queensland COVID-19 testing regime

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21 June 2020 Queensland updates list of COVID-19 hotspots

Queensland’s Chief Health Officer Dr Jeannette Young has today updated the number of declared COVID-19 hotspots in Victoria.

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17 June 2020 Queensland novel coronavirus (COVID-19) update

Queensland has one new case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to report today, which was acquired overseas. Investigations and contact tracing are underway. At this time, it is not considered that the community have been exposed however Queensland Health will notify the community if any public health alerts are required.

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

Queensland has one new case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to report today.

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8 June 2020 Tests negative following Bundaberg COVID-19 case

More than 119 people have tested negative to COVID-19 after coming into contact with an infected farm worker in the Wide Bay region.

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7 June 2020 More than 250 tested following Bundaberg COVID case

More than 55 people have tested negative to COVID-19 after coming into contact with an infected farm worker in the Wide Bay region. More than 250 people have so far been tested following the man’s diagnosis, including 147 at a pop-up clinic set up at the farm-worker accommodation.

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6 June 2020 New COVID-19 case prompts reminder for vigilance

Queensland Health has launched a rapid response plan after a farm worker in the Wide Bay region tested positive to COVID-19.

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4 June 2020 Queensland novel coronavirus (COVID-19) update

Queensland has no new cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to report today, however, today's total cases have increased by one to include a historical case. This is not a current case – the person had a history of COVID-19 infection a few months earlier while overseas.

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3 June 2020 Queensland novel coronavirus (COVID-19) update

Queensland has no new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to report today.

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Last updated: 15 October 2020