Queensland has reported another record amount of Covid-19 infections, with 23,630 cases picked up overnight.
Roughly half of them were from Rapid Antigen Tests (RAT) with around 10,182 of those results included in today’s figures.
Sadly, there were another three deaths reported across the state overnight, none of whom were vaccinated.
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It brings Queensland’s death toll from the virus to 20.
Chief Health Officer Doctor John Gerrard says that while the number of people in hospital has stayed rather steady, the amount of people who are now in intensive care has jumped.
Meantime, new data shows that more than half of eligible Queenslanders have now received their booster shots.
52% of eligible Queenslanders have had their COVID-19 booster and 6% of 5 to 11-year-olds have already had their first shot. Keep it up, Queensland 👏💉💪
— Annastacia Palaszczuk (@AnnastaciaMP) January 14, 2022
It comes the day before Queensland is set to drop the border entry requirements.
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