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4 September 2021 Public Health Alert – new exposure in Archerfield

A public health alert is being issued for a contact tracing location in Archerfield after a truck driver from New South Wales tested positive to COVID-19.

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3 September 2021 COVID-19 Update

New COVID-19 case in south east Queensland and update to contact tracing sites.

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2 September 2021 Public health alert – new exposure sites for Beenleigh

A public health alert is being issued for contact tracing locations in Beenleigh.

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2 September 2021 COVID-19 Update

Queensland has 19 active cases. We are urging all Queenslanders with COVID-19 symptoms to come forward and get tested, particularly people at the Gold Coast which is currently an area of concern.

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1 September 2021 Public Health Alert – new exposure in Archerfield and Goondiwindi

A public health alert is being issued for contact tracing locations in Archerfield and Goondiwindi after a truck driver from New South Wales tested positive to COVID-19.

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30 August 2021 Your blood makes a difference

We are taking five from COVID-19 to discuss the vital and versatile topic of blood, which is critical to 22 different medical treatments and countless lives.

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25 August 2021 Testing ramps up on Palm Island following wastewater result

A COVID-19 testing sweep will commence 9am tomorrow on Palm Island following a positive wastewater result detected on 22 August.

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19 August 2021 Queensland lifts Greater Darwin as a COVID-19 hotspot while Katherine hotspot remains

The Chief Health Officer will no longer declare Greater Darwin a COVID-19 hotspot after it lifted its lockdown today but the hotspot declaration will remain for Katherine while local lockdown restrictions continue to apply.

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17 August 2021 Queensland COVID-19 Update

Queensland recorded two cases of COVID-19 today (17 August 2021), with one linked to the ‘Indooroopilly cluster’ in home quarantine during their infectious period and one overseas acquired and detected in hotel quarantine.

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16 August 2021 Queensland to declare Northern Territory regions a hotspot

Queensland Health will declare Greater Darwin and the Katherine region COVID-19 hotspots, after a man in his 30s tested positive for COVID-19 and spent time in the community while infectious.

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14 August 2021 Queensland’s border zone rules for Northern New South Wales

Following the announcement of a state-wide lockdown in New South Wales, Queensland is requiring any New South Wales resident who lives anywhere in the border zone to only enter Queensland for essential reasons.

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13 August 2021 COVID-19 Update

Queensland has recorded eight new cases of COVID-19 today with seven linked to the ‘Indooroopilly cluster’ and one overseas acquired case detected in hotel quarantine.

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12 August 2021 Public health alert – new exposure site for Cairns city

A public health alert is being issued for a contact tracing location in Cairns.

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12 August 2021 Queensland COVID-19 update - ACT hotspot declaration

In light of the ACT’s lockdown announcement, Queensland will declare the ACT a hotspot from 1am Saturday.

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11 August 2021 Queensland COVID-19 update

Queensland COVID-19 update

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11 August 2021 Queensland vaccination update – ultra-low dose given to six patients

Queensland Health has today contacted 66 people who received the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination at Kippa Ring Vaccination Centre before 9.30am on Saturday 7 August. It has been identified that six people may have received an ultra-low dose of the vaccine, due to a vaccine administration error.

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10 August 2021 Queensland COVID-19 Update

Queensland has recorded three COVID-19 cases today all linked to the ‘Indooroopilly cluster’.

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10 August 2021 Public health alert – new exposure sites for Cairns, Manunda, Trinity Beach, Smithfield and Brisbane Airport

A public health alert is being issued for contact tracing locations in Cairns, Manunda, Trinity Beach, Smithfield and Brisbane Airport.

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9 August 2021 Queensland COVID-19 update

Queensland COVID-19 update

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8 August 2021 UPDATE – COVID-19

Update on COVID-19 situation in Queensland as at 8 August 2021.

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Last updated: 31 August 2021