COVID-19

Fourth Shot For Over 65s

Fourth Shot For Over 65s

Adults aged over 65 – and people at the highest risk – will soon be eligible to receive a fourth COVID-19 vaccination.

COVID Death Toll Now 20

COVID Death Toll Now 20

One more person has died with COVID-19 in the Darling Downs Health region, taking the toll since the pandemic began to 20.

COVID Toll Rises To 19

COVID Toll Rises To 19

Twelve more deaths were added to Queensland’s COVID-19 tally during the past three days, including one in the Darling Downs Health Region.

COVID Toll Rises To 18

COVID Toll Rises To 18

Thirteen more deaths were added to Queensland’s COVID-19 tally during the latest reporting period, including one in the Darling Downs Health Region.

More Chances To Get Vaxxed

More Chances To Get Vaxxed

More opportunities for South Burnett residents to receive their first, second or booster COVID-19 vaccinations are coming up soon in Kingaroy and Murgon.

Mask-Free Countdown Begins!

Mask-Free Countdown Begins!

Masks will no longer have to be worn in most situations in Queensland from 6:00pm next Friday (March 4).

Local COVID Cases Break 800

Local COVID Cases Break 800

The South Burnett’s official COVID-19 tally of confirmed cases since the pandemic began has broken the 800 barrier.

No Vax Mandate For Fireys

No Vax Mandate For Fireys

Commissioner Greg Leach confirmed on Wednesday Queensland Fire and Emergency Services paid staff will not have to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

COVID Tally Passes 1000

COVID Tally Passes 1000

More than 1000 people in the South Burnett and Cherbourg areas have officially contracted COVID-19 since the Queensland borders re-opened on December 13.

Vax Clinic At Wondai Hospital

Vax Clinic At Wondai Hospital

Wondai residents have been reminded by Darling Downs Health that a COVID-19 vaccination clinic is running this week at Wondai Hospital.

Prison COVID Tally Hits 454

Prison COVID Tally Hits 454

Corrective Services Commissioner Paul Stewart has praised prison staff who have been dealing with heightened tensions in Queensland jails due to COVID-19 restrictions while at the same working hard to mitigate health risks.

COVID ‘Yet To Peak’ Locally

COVID ‘Yet To Peak’ Locally

The Darling Downs Health region – which includes all the South Burnett and Cherbourg – is yet to reach its peak of the latest COVID-19 wave.

Check-In Scrapped For Shoppers

Check-In Scrapped For Shoppers

Queenslanders no longer have to use the COVID-19 check-in app, except where mandatory vaccinations are required.

Local COVID Cases Break 700

Local COVID Cases Break 700

The South Burnett’s official COVID-19 tally of confirmed cases since the pandemic began has now broken the 700 barrier.