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12 March 2020 Queensland coronavirus update

Seven new cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have been confirmed in Queensland.

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11 March 2020 Queensland coronavirus update

Two new cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have been confirmed in Queensland.

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10 March 2020 Queensland coronavirus update

Three new cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have been confirmed in Queensland.

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8 March 2020 Queensland coronavirus update

One new case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been confirmed in Queensland. A 38-year-old female from the Gympie region has been transferred to an isolation room in the Sunshine Coast University Hospital. She is in a stable condition.

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6 March 2020 Queensland coronavirus update

One new case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been confirmed in Queensland. A 28-year-old male is in a stable condition and is being transferred from his home in Brisbane to the Princess Alexandra Hospital.

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5 March 2020 Queensland coronavirus update

Two new cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have been confirmed in Queensland. The first case is an 81-year-old male who is in a stable condition in the Sunshine Coast University Hospital. He has recently returned from Thailand. The second case is a 29-year-old female from Brisbane who is now well and is isolated. She has recently travelled from London to Brisbane, with a short stopover in Singapore.

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4 March 2020 Queensland coronavirus update

A 26-year-old male from Logan is currently in isolation in Princess Alexandra Hospital after testing positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19.) The man who has recently returned from Iran remains in a stable condition.

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3 March 2020 Queensland coronavirus update

A 20-year-old male from China has been confirmed with coronavirus (COVID-19).

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29 February 2020 Queensland coronavirus update

Queensland Health has issued a coronavirus (COVID-19) contact tracing alert after a 63-year-old woman returned from Iran and was on the Gold Coast while potentially infectious. The woman is currently in isolation at Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.

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25 February 2020 Queensland coronavirus update

We are pleased to confirm that all novel coronavirus (COVID-19) patients at the Gold Coast University Hospital have been discharged. All five patients have now been clinically cleared by their treating team and were 100 per cent fit to leave the hospital.

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25 February 2020 Queensland coronavirus update

A 57 year old woman was admitted to Sunshine Coast University Hospital Monday 24 February 2020 with a confirmed case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The woman is isolated and is in a stable condition.

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22 February 2020 Coronavirus patients touch down in Brisbane, another expected tomorrow.

Coronavirus patients touch down in Brisbane, another expected tomorrow. Two Queensland women aged 54 and 55 are beginning treatment for coronavirus (COVID-19) in Brisbane’s Prince Charles Hospital after touching down on a Lifeflight charter this evening.

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21 February 2020 Queenslanders to be transferred from the Northern Territory after testing positive for Coronavirus.

Queenslanders to be transferred from the Northern Territory after testing positive for Coronavirus. Two Queenslanders will be transported from the Northern Territory to Brisbane tomorrow after testing positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19).

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20 February 2020 Queensland coronavirus update

Queensland Health is pleased to report that the first of the state’s confirmed novel coronavirus (COVID-19) patients has left hospital, having recovered. An 8-year-old-boy, a Chinese national from Wuhan who was confirmed to have novel coronavirus in early February, left hospital with his family last night (Wednesday).

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6 February 2020 Queensland coronavirus update

There has been a fifth confirmed case of novel coronavirus in Queensland. The 37 year old woman, a Chinese national, is currently isolated in the Gold Coast University Hospital (GCUH).

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5 February 2020 Queensland coronavirus update

There has been a fourth confirmed case of novel coronavirus in Queensland. The 37 year old man, a Chinese national from Wuhan (Hubei Province), is currently isolated in the Gold Coast University Hospital (GCUH).

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4 February 2020 Queensland coronavirus update

There has been a third novel coronavirus case confirmed in Queensland. An eight year old boy, a Chinese national from Wuhan (Hubei Province), has been confirmed to have novel coronavirus

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3 February 2020 Hendra treatment trial finishes with success

A clinical safety trial has successfully tested a Hendra virus treatment on 40 human volunteers.

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1 February 2020 Health advice for under 18s recently returned from China

Following a request from the Queensland Government, late yesterday the Federal Government provided a list of Queenslanders under 18 years old who have recently returned from China, including Hong Kong.

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30 January 2020 Community help needed to combat virus threat

Queensland Health has called for calm and vigilance following confirmation a Chinese national has tested positive to the novel coronavirus on the Gold Coast.

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Last updated: 26 June 2020