June 2, 2022

The death toll from COVID-19 in the Darling Downs Health Region has risen to 39.

The figure was revealed in the latest Queensland Health statistics released on Thursday morning.

There is no indication of where in the DDH region these deaths occurred.

The Queensland death toll is now 1067, compared with seven when the borders were reopened in December last year.

Eleven deaths were reported in the past 24 hours.

Since May 24, 88 people have died with COVID-19 in Queensland.

There are currently an estimated 25,714 active COVID-19 cases in Queensland, although this figure would be underestimated.

More than 4100 cases were added to official figures on Thursday morning.

There are currently 316 people receiving treatment for COVID-19 in Queensland hospitals, including seven in intensive care units.

Since the pandemic began, official figures show 1158 people have contracted COVID-19 in the South Burnett with all but three cases occurring since December 13.

UPDATE: The death toll in the Darling Downs Health Region rose to 41 on Friday morning, and the Queensland total to 1073.

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