Queensland records one new locally acquired COVID-19 case, check-in app to include vaccination details

Queensland has recorded one new case of community transmission of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said it was detected in the 10-year-old brother of a four-year-old child from Beenleigh who tested positive last week.It comes as the Premier confirmed Queensland Check-In app will soon have the ability to show if someone has been vaccinated.”We’re working through that technology at the moment that’s the next step I want to prioritise,” Ms Palaszczuk said.Queensland COVID-19 snapshot:Confirmed cases so far: 1,992Deaths: 7Tests conducted: 4,114,801Active cases: 21Latest information from Queensland Health.The Premier said 54.28 per cent of eligible Queenslanders have now had their first dose of a COVID vaccine, with 35.8 per cent fully vaccinated.”We need to be need to be ready for when the next Delta cluster arrives in Queensland,” she said.Chief Health Officer Jeannette Young said 100 families connected to the Beenleigh cluster remain in home quarantine and the vaccination of children was set to ramp up.LIVE UPDATES: Read our blog for the latest news on the COVID-19 pandemic”From Monday next week, any Queenslander who is 12 years of age or older is able to get vaccinated, so please come forward and get vaccinated,” Dr Young said. “The more people are vaccinated, the less the risk of an outbreak spreading.”More to come.Space to play or pause, M to mute, left and right arrows to seek, up and down arrows for volume.WatchDuration: 4 minutes 34 seconds4m 34s Moderna vs Pfizer: What’s the difference?Loading form…

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