Two new coronavirus cases diagnosed in Queensland

There has been another two cases of coronavirus diagnosed in Queensland overnight, but authorities say they’re pleased with that.

The two are both linked to the Brisbane youth detention centre cluster, and were known contacts of confirmed cases.

It means the amount of active cases within the state now sits at 28.


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Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says this is good news, especially given the high testing rate.

“We have had two new cases and they are linked with existing known cases. So we’re very comfortable with that. That takes our active cases to 28.

“Our total confirmed cases is 1,126.

“Some good news – the number of tests conducted in the last 24 hours is 18,151. So that’s great news.

“So thank you everyone for coming out and getting tested. Just remember – keep up your social distancing, good hand hygiene and if you’re sick, please go and get tested,” the Premier said this morning. 

Queensland Health is expected to release further information about the new cases today.