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Department of Health media releases

25 July 2021 Updated Queensland contact tracing locations

A public health alert is being issued for several contact tracing locations in the Gold Coast region, Chermside, Nundah and Banyo.

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25 July 2021 Queensland COVID-19 update

A public health alert is being issued for contact tracing locations in Chermside and Nundah.

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23 July 2021 Queensland COVID-19 Update

Queenslanders are urged to be vigilant following a new locally acquired case announced this morning.

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23 July 2021 Public Health Alert – new exposure on Gold Coast

A public health alert is being issued for more contact tracing locations on the Gold Coast.

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22 July 2021 New measures to reduce risk of COVID-19 spread in Queensland

Queensland has today announced a range of measures to help manage the risk of COVID-19 spread in the state. Chief Health Officer Dr Jeannette Young said Queensland was acting cautiously as COVID-19 outbreaks spread across the country and incursions into Queensland may be difficult to avoid.

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21 July 2021 Queensland COVID-19 Update

Following an increase of COVID-19 cases in New South Wales and further local restrictions announced by the state government, Queensland is declaring three Local Government Areas a hotspot from 1am Thursday, 22 July.

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20 July 2021 Sunshine Coast exposure sites and South Australia hotspot declaration

A public health alert is being issued for locations in the Sunshine Coast, following the announced locally acquired COVID-19 case in Queensland.

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17 July 2021 Queenslanders urged to check exposure venues daily

Queenslanders who have left Victoria the past 14 days are being urged to check the list of interstate exposure venues now.

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16 July 2021 Public Health Alert – new exposure sites on Sunshine Coast

A public health alert is being issued for more contact tracing locations in Maroochydore, Cotton Tree and Forest Glen.

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16 July 2021 Warning signs missed in half of children diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes

Half of all children diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in Queensland are presenting in emergency departments with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) - a dangerous and potentially fatal complication that develops when the early warning signs of diabetes are missed.

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16 July 2021 Public Health Alert – new exposure sites on South East Queensland, Moreton Bay Region and the Brisbane Airport

A public health alert is being issued for more contact tracing locations in Redcliffe, Rothwell, Caboolture, Chermside, Aspley, Kippa-Ring and the Brisbane Airport.

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16 July 2021 Victoria named COVID-19 hotspot

Following an increase in COVID-19 cases in Victoria and local restrictions announced, Queensland is declaring all of Victoria a hotspot from 1am tomorrow, Saturday 17 July.

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14 July 2021 Public Health Alert – new exposure sites in North Ipswich, Inala and the Brisbane Airport

A public health alert has been issued for new Queensland contact tracing sites in North Ipswich, Inala and the Brisbane Airport. Queensland Health has been notified by another country that a positive COVID-19 case detected overseas had been in the community prior to departure.

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13 July 2021 Public Health Alert - new exposure sites on the Sunshine Coast

A previously announced positive case has had their infectious period revised due to earlier identified symptoms.

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6 July 2021 Public Health Alert - new exposure sites Brisbane

A public health alert is being issued for more contact tracing locations in South Brisbane, Loganlea, West End, MacGregor and Moorooka.

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5 July 2021 Public Health Alert - new exposure sites Brisbane

A public health alert is being issued for more contact tracing locations in Forest Lake, New Farm, Kangaroo Point and Woolloongabba

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4 July 2021 Person of interest case confirmed

Further testing has confirmed the person of interest case announced this morning has the virus. The person is a close contact of the Greek Community Centre and will be included in tomorrow’s case numbers.

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4 July 2021 Public Health Alert - new exposure sites Sunshine Coast

A public health alert is being issued for more contact tracing locations in Eumundi Noosaville and Noosa Heads.

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3 July 2021 Public Health Alert - new exposure sites Sunshine Coast

A public health alert is being issued for more contact tracing locations in Eumundi and Sunshine Beach.

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3 July 2021 Public Health Alert - new exposure sites Brisbane Southside

A public health alert is being issued for more contact tracing locations in Carina, Carindale and Tingalpa.

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Last updated: 31 August 2021