COVID-19

COVID Death Toll Rises Again

COVID Death Toll Rises Again

Queensland’s death toll from COVID-19 has risen to 85 following the announcement of the latest 13 deaths on Friday morning.

Australia Day Awards Postponed

Australia Day Awards Postponed

The rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus in the South Burnett has forced Council to postpone its official Australia Day awards ceremony.

Seven More COVID Deaths

Seven More COVID Deaths

Seven more deaths from COVID-19 – the highest one day total so far during the pandemic in Queensland – were announced by Health Minister Yvette D’Ath on Monday.

COVID Number Hits 500

COVID Number Hits 500

The number of recent COVID-19 cases in the South Burnett and Cherbourg areas is now likely to be greater than 500.

Deadliest Day In Queensland

Deadliest Day In Queensland

Queensland has recorded its deadliest day of the pandemic so far with six deaths added to the tally.

Kingaroy Celebrations Cancelled

Kingaroy Celebrations Cancelled

The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed another event, with the announcement that Kingaroy’s Australia Day celebrations in Memorial Park have been scrapped.

Case Numbers Climb Slightly

Case Numbers Climb Slightly

Reported new cases of COVID in the South Burnett and Cherbourg regions appear to be slowing, with just three announced by Cherbourg Council on Tuesday.

COVID Numbers Still Rising

COVID Numbers Still Rising

There have been now almost 350 confirmed cases of COVID-19 recorded in the South Burnett and Cherbourg areas since December 29.

Omicron Delays Term 1

Omicron Delays Term 1

Changes to the 2022 school year have been announced to avoid the start of Term 1 clashing with the projected peak of the Omicron wave of COVID-19.

COVID Death Toll Rises

COVID Death Toll Rises

The death toll from COVID-19 in Queensland has risen to 10 with confirmation two recent sudden deaths were COVID-related.

Walk-In Vax Clinics Coming

Walk-In Vax Clinics Coming

Walk-in COVID-19 vaccination clinics are returning to Kingaroy and Murgon.

COVID Tally ‘Underestimated’

COVID Tally ‘Underestimated’

There have been 10,332 cases of COVID-19 added to the Queensland tally during the latest reporting period but Chief Health Officer Dr John Gerrard has admitted there are many more people with the disease.

COVID Cases Soar In Kingaroy

COVID Cases Soar In Kingaroy

COVID-19 case numbers are exploding in Kingaroy with about 200 people now reported to have tested positive to the virus.

66 More Cases In Region

66 More Cases In Region

There are another 66 new cases of COVID-19 across the South Burnett, according to figures released by Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council on Wednesday morning.

COVID Cases Pass 160

COVID Cases Pass 160

There are now more than 160 active cases of COVID-19 in the South Burnett and Cherbourg communities, according to figures released on Tuesday morning.

Outbreak Continues To Grow

Outbreak Continues To Grow

Official Queensland Health statistics show the recent COVID-19 outbreak in the South Burnett and Cherbourg has grown to 87 cases.

Omicron Spreads In Sth Burnett

Omicron Spreads In Sth Burnett

South Burnett Local Disaster Management Group has confirmed it is the Omicron variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus which is currently circulating within the South Burnett and Cherbourg.

Local COVID Cases Hit 52

Local COVID Cases Hit 52

Queensland Health statistics show the total number of COVID-19 cases recorded in the Cherbourg and South Burnett council areas since December 29 is now 52.

35 Cases Linked To Cherbourg

35 Cases Linked To Cherbourg

There are now 35 confirmed COVID-19 cases linked to the Cherbourg outbreak, including 25 people who live in the community.

COVID Takes Off Across Region

COVID Takes Off Across Region

Thirteen new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed on Friday in the South Burnett council area – in Kingaroy, Nanango and Murgon.