Queensland has recorded two new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, with just one of those locally acquired.
The locally acquired case is linked to Brisbane’s Portuguese Restaurant cluster and went into home isolation on Friday, July 2.
While the second case was acquired overseas and detected in hotel quarantine.
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Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has described today’s numbers as “excellent news”.
of where we are at at the moment, this is excellent news,” the Premier said.
“We are dealing with this Alpha strain not the delta strain and it appears that everything is under control at this point in time.
“We are very, very relieved about that.”
Another potential case, also linked to the same outbreak, is also under investigation.
It has also been confirmed that a Brisbane airport luggage handler, who was recorded in yesterday’s numbers, has now been confirmed as a false positive.
The number of cases still considered active across the state now stands at 46.
A number of restrictions, including mandatory mask-wearing, remain in place in a number of local Government areas including the Gold Coast until at least July 16.