Queensland has recorded no new local COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, however two returned travellers have tested positive.
The pair were the only new cases in the state on Tuesday, and were detected while in hotel quarantine.
It comes as Queensland Health today revealed a woman who arrived in Queensland from overseas on December 22 has tested positive for the new South African variant of coronavirus.
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Mssaid thankfully the woman was still in hotel quarantine when she tested positive and has since been transferred to hospital on the Sunshine Coast.
Chief Health Officer Dr Jeanette Young said the South African variant is considered to be “more contagious”.
There are now 11 active cases of COVID-19 in the state.