More than 100 days after recording the country’s first case of COVID-19, the Gold Coast is edging closer to being virus-free.
There are now just three active cases on the Gold Coast, out of a total of 20 active cases across the entire State.
A total of 191 people on the Gold Coast are now listed as having recovered.
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Queensland recorded two new cases overnight with the State’s total at a revised 1045 after two earlier positive tests were found to be false.
One of the new cases was detected in the Metro South health region and was acquired on a cruise ship.
The second case was in Cairns with officials still tracing the origin.
Of the current cases in Queensland, just eight patients remain in hospital with three in intensive care.
Testing rates remained relatively high yesterday despite the weekend, with 2728 people swabbed in the last 24 hours.
More than 135,000 people have now been tested across Queensland since the beginning of the outbreak.