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30 July 2021 Full figures show sheer scope of Torres and Cape’s COVID-19 response

The Torres and Cape Hospital and Health Service has tested almost triple the population of Weipa since the pandemic started or about double the number of attendees seen at the Laura Dance Festival. Raw numbers reveal the scale of the Torres and Cape HHS’s COVID-19 response.

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30 July 2021 Full figures show sheer scope of Wide Bay HHS’s COVID-19 response

The Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service has tested the equivalent of the population of Hervey Bay and quarantined an average of 38 people a week since the pandemic started. Raw numbers reveal the scale of the Wide Bay HHS’s COVID-19 response.

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30 July 2021 Full figures show sheer scope of Gold Coast’s COVID-19 response

The Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service has tested the equivalent of Coolangatta’s population every week and quarantined enough people to fill Metricon Stadium 1.3 times over since the pandemic started. Raw numbers reveal the scale of Gold Coast HHS’s COVID-19 response.

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30 July 2021 Full figures show sheer scope of Townsville HHS COVID-19 response

The Townsville Hospital and Health Service has tested enough people to fill the Queensland Country Bank stadium three times over and supported 3,790 people (just shy of the population of Ingham) through hotel quarantine since the pandemic began. Raw numbers reveal the scale of the Townsville HHS’s COVID-19 response.

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30 July 2021 Full figures show scope of South West Queensland’s COVID-19 response

The South West Hospital and Health Service has tested the equivalent of the population of Roma. Raw numbers reveal the scale of the South West HHS’s COVID-19 response.

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30 July 2021 Full figures show scope of Darling Downs’ COVID-19 response

Darling Downs Health has tested the equivalent of three-quarters of Toowoomba’s population and quarantined enough people to fill Empire Theatre twice over since the pandemic started. Raw numbers reveal the scale of Darling Downs Health’s COVID-19 response.

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30 July 2021 Full figures show sheer scope of Central West’s COVID-19 response

The Central West Hospital and Health Service has tested the equivalent of the population of Longreach since the pandemic started. Raw numbers reveal the scale of the Central West HHS’s COVID-19 response.

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30 July 2021 West Moreton health staff, services celebrated for five-year achievements

A five-year snapshot of West Moreton Hospital and Health Service highlights the achievements of hospitals and staff in managing significant increases in emergency department presentations and surgeries.

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30 July 2021 Full figures show sheer scope of North West HHS’s COVID-19 response

The North West Hospital and Health Service has tested almost three times the number of people who attend the annual Dirt and Dust Festival at Julia Creek since the pandemic started. Raw numbers reveal the scale of the North West HHS’s COVID-19 response.

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30 July 2021 Full figures show sheer scope of Central Qld HHS’s COVID-19 response

Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service has tested the equivalent of the population of Rockhampton and quarantined an average of 43 people a week since the pandemic started. Raw numbers reveal the scale of Central Queensland HHS’s COVID-19 response.

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30 July 2021 Full figures show sheer scope of Metro South’s COVID-19 response

The Metro South Hospital and Health Service has tested about a third of the population of Greater Brisbane and quarantined enough people to fill three-quarters of The Gabba since the pandemic started. Raw numbers reveal the scale of Metro South Health’s COVID-19 response.

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30 July 2021 Full figures show sheer scope of Metro North’s COVID-19 response

The Metro North Hospital and Health Service has tested about a third of the population of Greater Brisbane and quarantined enough people to fill Brisbane Showgrounds four times over since the pandemic started. Raw numbers reveal the scale of the Metro North’s COVID-19 response.

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30 July 2021 Full figures show sheer scope of the Cairns region’s COVID-19 response

The Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service has tested the equivalent of almost their population and quarantined enough people to fill the city’s convention centre almost twice over since the pandemic started. Raw numbers reveal the scale of the Cairns and Hinterland HHS’s COVID-19 response.

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30 July 2021 Full figures show sheer scope of COVID-19 response

Queensland has tested the equivalent of 1.5 times the population of Brisbane and quarantined enough people to fill Suncorp Stadium four times over. Raw numbers reveal the scale of the state’s COVID-19 response.

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30 July 2021 Full figures show sheer scope of Sunshine Coast’s COVID-19 response

The Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service has tested more people than the combined population of Caloundra, Noosa, Maleny, Nambour, and Gympie, and quarantined enough people to fill USC Stadium about three times over since the pandemic started. Raw numbers reveal the scale of the Sunshine Coast HHS’s COVID-19 response.

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30 July 2021 Health staff, services celebrated for five-year achievements

A five-year snapshot of Queensland’s public health system highlights the achievements of hospitals and staff in managing significant increases in emergency department presentations and surgeries.

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30 July 2021 Full figures show sheer scope of West Moreton’s COVID-19 response

West Moreton Health has tested almost 50 per cent of its population and quarantined enough people to fill the Ipswich Civic Centre seven times over since the pandemic started. Raw numbers reveal the scale of West Moreton Health’s COVID-19 response.

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30 July 2021 Opinion - Dr Jeannette Young: "Queensland, COVID-19 is coming."

Queensland, COVID-19 is coming. It’s unfortunate but almost inevitable that we will see a rise in COVID-19 cases here in coming months. That’s why I am pleading with Queenslanders to wear masks when they are in public.

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30 July 2021 Cairns and Hinterland health staff, services celebrated for five-year achievements

A five-year snapshot of Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service highlights the achievements of hospitals and staff in managing significant increases in emergency department presentations and surgeries.

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30 July 2021 Central Queensland health staff, services celebrated for five-year achievements

A five-year snapshot of Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service highlights the achievements of hospitals and staff in managing significant increases in emergency department presentations and surgeries.

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Last updated: 31 August 2021