There have once again been no new cases of community transmission in Queensland overnight.
It means the Sunshine State has essentially gone the whole Easter long weekend without any cases of concern.
However, there was a slight dip in testing numbers overnight, as a result of yesterday being Easter Sunday.
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Around 7,500 tests were conducted yesterday, down from 14,000 the day before and over 25,000 the day before that.
Deputy Chief Health Officer Doctor Sonya Bennett says we need to get that number higher.
Doctor Bennett went on to say that while these results are positive, it will still be some time before we can be certain that we’ve dodged an outbreak.
Meantime, engineers are understood to be investigating the air circulation at Brisbane’s Princess Alexandra Hospital, with concerns that it may have spread the virus outside of the Covid ward, leading to the two recent clusters.
Doctor Bennett says they’re looking into a variety of possibilities.
It comes as Queensland once again comes under fire for its knee-jerk lockdown, with many now saying it was a drastic and unnecessary measure in the lead up to Christmas.
The new federal Defence Minister Peter Dutton took another swipe at Queensland for causing panic with the measures.
Queensland’s Deputy Premier defended the lockdown in this morning’s press conference.