Queensland coronavirus update

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28 January 2020

There are no confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Queensland.

Tests were conducted on six people in Queensland today. All were negative for 2019-nCoV.

Due to patient confidentiality, we are unable to confirm the location of any patients being tested for coronavirus in Queensland.

Queensland’s Chief Health Officer Dr Jeannette Young said the most accurate health information regarding coronavirus in Queensland will come directly from Queensland Health.

She urged the community to visit the Queensland Government or Australian Government websites.

Anyone who has developed a fever or respiratory symptoms within 14 days of travel to China, should see their GP immediately. People are urged to call ahead and advise the clinic of their symptoms so precautions can be taken.

For information on coronavirus, contact 13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84).