Queensland has recorded two new cases of coronavirus overnight, with both of those linked to the growing cluster at a youth detention centre in Brisbane.
It takes the outbreak at the facility to nine, with a male child now among the cases.
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said today’s low numbers are “good result”, but revealed we’re definitely not out of the woods yet.
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In the past 24 hours, a total of 6675 people have been swabbed for the virus.
She also revealed that there have now been 202 results from over 500 staff at the Youth Detention Centre that have come back negative.
In the wake of limits on gatherings being implemented, Ms
Queensland Health has today also released a public health alert, detailing all of the places the infected people visited.
You can view the public health alert here.
Meanwhile, police have launched another crackdown on pubs and clubs across the state, with officers searching hundreds of licenced venues overnight.
Deputy Police Commissioner Steve Golschewski said all venues were following their COVID-safe plans, but it was the party-goers that were forgetting to follow the rules.
“The message to the community is please take responsibility for this, especially at the moment while we try and deal with this outbreak, we really have to be on top of our game,” he said.
In the past 24 hours, 167 people believed to have travelled from virus hotspots have been turned around at our borders.
Two on the spot fines have also been issued to motorists misuing Queensland’s border passes.
Police say they allegedly tried to enter the sunshine state using the X pass when they weren’t entitled to.
There are now 16 cases of coronavirus active across the whole state.