Queensland goes a week with no new COVID-19 cases

Queensland has recorded no new cases of coronavirus for the seventh day in a row.

Health officials are one step closer to being able to declare that the state has avoided a major outbreak after two women brought the virus back from Melbourne.

Only three other people have become infected, despite the women’s extensive movements after returning to Queensland.


Chief Health Officer Jeanette Young said on Saturday that we should know by Monday if we have dodged a bullet.

There are still 11 active cases of COVID-19 across Queensland including two on the Gold Coast.

More than 668,000 tests have now been carried out in Queensland since the beginning of the pandemic.

More to come.