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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 Full figures show sheer scope of Mackay’s COVID-19 response

The Mackay Hospital and Health Service has tested the equivalent of Proserpine’s population 10 times over and quarantined an average of 27 people a week since the pandemic started. Raw numbers reveal the scale of the Mackay HHS’s COVID-19 response.

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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 South West HHS staff, services celebrated for five-year achievements

A five-year snapshot of South West 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 Public Health Alert - new exposure sites in Ipswich and Indooroopilly

A public health alert is being issued for more contact tracing locations in Ipswich and Indooroopilly.

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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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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 Townsville health staff, services celebrated for five-year achievements

A five-year snapshot of Townsville 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 Torres and Cape health staff, services celebrated for five-year achievements

A five-year snapshot of Torres and Cape 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 Sunshine Coast health staff, services celebrated for five-year achievements

A five-year snapshot of Sunshine Coast 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 Wide Bay health staff, services celebrated for five-year achievements

A five-year snapshot of Wide Bay 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 North West health staff, services celebrated for five-year achievements

A five-year snapshot of North West 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 Metro North health staff, services celebrated for five-year achievements

A five-year snapshot of Metro North Health highlights the achievements of hospitals and staff in managing significant increases in emergency department presentations and surgeries.

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

A five-year snapshot of Mackay 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