Qld records 4,919 cases and 10 deaths ahead of discussions on easing restrictions

Another 10 people have passed away from Covid-19 in Queensland overnight, as a further 4,919 cases are diagnosed.

It comes as authorities declare our infection rate ‘stabilised’, with numbers expected to plateau in coming days.

391 people are still battling the virus in public hospitals around the state, including 31 people in intensive care.


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While 1,507 infections have been confirmed in school aged children.

However, Chief Health Officer Doctor John Gerrard says it’s good that the infection rate amongst children hasn’t gone up any further.

“There’s clearly no substantial increase in cases since schools opened last Monday,” he said in Saturday’s Covid update.

“So far so good in that respect.”

It’ll likely mean restrictions will be further eased in the coming days or week.

But Chief Health Officer Doctor John Gerrard wouldn’t confirm exactly what changes are being discussed.

“We’re about two weeks behind New South Wales and Victoria and we’re going to be talking about this publicly in the coming days.

“And I don’t want to say anymore about changes in restrictions before next week,” Doctor Gerrard said.