Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Post Type Selectors

Queensland records 10 new local COVID-19 cases, two in the community while infectious

Queensland has recorded 10 new locally acquired COVID-19 cases, all household contacts linked to the Indooroopilly cluster.

The Indooroopilly Delta cluster now stands at 89 cases.

“Five cases are household contact of Ironside state school cases, three are household contacts of Indooroopilly State High School, two are household contacts of Brisbane boys Grammar School cases,” Deputy Queensland Premier Steven Miles said.

Two were infectious in the community for one day, and that was during the southeast Queensland lockdown, he said.

Of the new cases, five are children.

Mr Miles describing those staying at home as “lockdown legends” but said it was too early to say whether the lockdown could be eased on Sunday.

“I’ve never been more proud to be a Queenslander than I am when I see these fantastic results. All the indications are that it is working, we just need to keep it up.

“It is too soon to say what will happen over the next few days and whether we will be able to ease restrictions on Sunday.”

Queensland’s Chief Health Officer Jeanette Young described the day’s caseload as “very encouraging” and urged continued compliance with lockdown restrictions.

“We’ve seen what’s happened in other states, we know that the Delta variant is a completely different variant to the ones we were dealing with last year,” she said.

“We can’t use the same strategies we used last year, we have really got to ramp them up.”

Queensland recorded more than 48,000 tests in the last 24 hours.

Source: sbs