May 3, 2020

There are no known active cases of COVID-19 in the Darling Downs Health area following the recovery of the 42nd confirmed patient in the region at the weekend.

Queensland Health reported zero active cases in the Darling Downs on Saturday.

One new case was reported statewide on both Saturday and Sunday, taking the Queensland total of confirmed cases since the COVID-19 pandemic began to 1035.

There are 53 active cases: nine patients are in hospital, including four in intensive care. 

The remainder of the active cases are recovering at home.

A total of 976 Queenslanders (94 per cent of total cases) have now recovered from the viral disease; 115,598 tests have been undertaken in Queensland, with 1990 done during the past 24 hours.

Investigations have determined that 798 of the 1035 cases acquired the disease overseas; 174 acquired it in Queensland after close contact with a confirmed case; and 18 acquired it interstate.

Forty-three cases have no known contact and two are still under investigation.

Nationally, there has been 6801 confirmed cases, including 95 deaths; 64 per cent of infections were acquired overseas while 36 per cent were acquired locally (including 10 per cent from an unknown source.) More than 5700 patients have recovered.

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Queensland Breakdown

Health Service  Active  Recovered  Deaths Total 
Cairns and Hinterland 4 29 0 33
Central Queensland 0 8 0 8
Central West 0 0 0 0
Darling Downs 0 40 2 42
Gold Coast 11 181 0 192
Mackay 0 15 0 15
Metro North 16 295 3 314
Metro South 17 236 0 252
North West 0 0 0 0
South West 0 0 0 0
Sunshine Coast 1 91 1 93
Torres and Cape 0 0 0 0
Townsville 2 22 0 24
West Moreton 1 36 0 37
Wide Bay 1 23 0 24
Total 53 976 6 1035*

* 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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