April 29, 2020

Queensland has had one new confirmed case of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, taking the State total since the pandemic began to 1034.

The latest case was reported in the Metro South Health region in Brisbane.

There are no new cases in the Darling Downs Health region.

Twelve of the 94 active confirmed cases are in hospital, with six patients in intensive care.

A total of 934 Queenslanders (90 per cent) have now recovered from the disease.

“Even though Queensland has recorded very low numbers of cases this week, Queenslanders are reminded to continue staying home as much as possible, and stay in their suburb when undertaking essential activities such as going to the supermarket or exercising,” Chief Health Officer Jeannette Young said said.

She said a total of 104,950 tests for COVID-19 have been undertaken in Queensland, with 3250 tests done in the previous 24 hours.

Nationally, at 3:00pm on Wednesday, there had been 6746 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Australia, including 89 deaths; 5667 patients have recovered.

There has been 19 new confirmed cases reported across Australia since 3:00pm on Tuesday.

NSW has had the most confirmed cases (3016), followed by Victoria (1354).

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Queensland Breakdown

 

Health Service  Active  Recovered  Deaths Total 
Cairns and Hinterland 5 29 0 34
Central Queensland 1 7 0 8
Central West 0 0 0 0
Darling Downs 1 39 2 42
Gold Coast 19 173 0 192
Mackay 2 13 0 15
Metro North 29 282 3 314
Metro South 24 228 0 252
North West 0 0 0 0
South West 0 0 0 0
Sunshine Coast 5 86 1 92
Torres and Cape 0 0 0 0
Townsville 2 22 0 24
West Moreton 2 35 0 37
Wide Bay 4 20 0 24
Total 94 934 6 1034*

 

* Queensland Health notes that changes may occur in the number of notifications reported from day-to-day. This is due to updates as new information becomes available or where discrepancies are detected through data quality assurance activities.

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