Queensland records one new locally acquired COVID-19 case

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk speaking to reporters

Queensland has recorded one new local case of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the COVID-positive person was a female student from St Thomas More College in Sunnybank, which was linked to a known cluster.The student has been in home quarantine.Ms Palaszczuk said there was also a second case in a person who had arrived from … Read more

Queensland records zero locally acquired cases of COVID-19, two detected in hotel quarantine

Queensland records zero locally acquired cases of COVID-19, two detected in hotel quarantine

Queensland has recorded zero new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 as authorities look into contact tracing efforts after an infected traveller transited through Brisbane Airport on their way to the Northern Territory.Key points:The traveller spent four hours in transit at Brisbane Airport while infectiousPremier Annastacia Palaszczuk is confident Queensland has ticked over to 60 per cent with a … Read more

Queensland records one new locally acquired case of COVID-19

Palaszczuk looking smug.

Queensland has detected one new locally acquired case of COVID-19, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says.The case was a student at St Thomas More College, which was linked to the Sunnybank cluster, and was in home quarantine, the Premier said.Ms Palaszczuk told state Parliament the student was not infectious in the community.”That student is in home quarantine and has not … Read more

Queensland records no new locally acquired COVID-19 cases as vaccination rollout extended to welcome walk-ins

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk speaks about COVID-19 in Parliament

Queensland has recorded no new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 as the state government revealed the vaccination rollout will be expanded to encourage walk-ins this weekend.Key points:Hubs across Queensland will allow walk-in vaccinations this weekendQueenslanders aged 60 or older can now opt for the Pfizer vaccineAn extra 189,455 Pfizer doses arrived in Queensland this weekPremier Annastacia … Read more

Queensland records two locally acquired COVID-19 cases in Brisbane students linked to Sunnybank cluster

Queensland records two locally acquired COVID-19 cases in Brisbane students linked to Sunnybank cluster

Two Brisbane school students have tested positive to COVID-19 but Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says authorities are a “lot more comfortable” about the state’s most recent outbreak.Key points:The cases from the Sunnybank cluster have been in home quarantine38 per cent of eligible Queenslanders are now fully vaccinatedThe vaccination program has opened for 12- to 15-year-oldsMs Palaszczuk said the local … Read more

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

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk at press conference in Crestmead factory

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 … Read more