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.
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.
Official Queensland Health statistics show the recent COVID-19 outbreak in the South Burnett and Cherbourg has grown to 87 cases.
There are now 35 confirmed COVID-19 cases linked to the Cherbourg outbreak, including 25 people who live in the community.
Thirteen new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed on Friday in the South Burnett council area – in Kingaroy, Nanango and Murgon.
Mayor Elvie Sandow has urged residents to stay away from big gatherings as Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council confirms there are now at least 12 COVID-19 cases in the community.
Four more cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in the local area – three more in Cherbourg and one in the South Burnett Regional Council area.
Cherbourg Local Disaster Management Group (LDMG) met on Tuesday in response to the growing number of COVID cases now occurring in Queensland and have now moved to a “Lean Forward” position.
Cherbourg’s Boxing Group is growing so much – and the Cherbourg Sporting Complex has been so busy lately – that the young boxers needed a new shed to house their training.
The auditorium at TAFE Queensland’s Nurunderi campus in Cherbourg was filled with proud students, their friends and family members on Wednesday for the college’s annual graduation ceremony.
Cherbourg hasn’t had a lot of success this year scheduling its NAIDOC celebration with events cancelled for multiple reasons … so when the rain came on Thursday, things again looked grim.
The latest round of Skilling Queenslanders for Work funding will include projects in four Indigenous communities, including Cherbourg.
A door-to-door approach for vaccinations appears to be paying off in Cherbourg.
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk praised Cherbourg Council and the positivity she had seen in the community, when she visited the town on Wednesday.
The State Government’s “Cherbourg Champion” Leanne Linard visited the community on Thursday as part of an ongoing effort to encourage higher vaccination rates.
Health workers will be going door-to-door in Cherbourg on Thursday to offer residents free Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations.
Queensland Auditor-General Brendan Worrall has been visiting local councils to meet local mayors, councillors and Council staff
Cherbourg Mayor Elvie Sandow and fellow councillors have almost begged residents to get vaccinated against COVID-19 to stop the community going back into lockdown.
Cherbourg artist Robert “Rocko” Langton has works on display all over the South Burnett … but now one of his paintings has taken to the streets, literally.
A COVID-19 Pfizer vaccination clinic will be held at Cherbourg Hospital’s outpatient department next week.