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Two new community transmitted COVID-19 cases on day two of snap lockdown

Two new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Queensland today along with two cases already in hotel quarantine.

One of the new locally acquired cases works at the Brisbane International Airport.

The other locally acquired case was a close contact of a previously known case in connection to the Portuguese Family Centre cluster.

Near record testing has taken place with 29,990 people tested in the past 24 hours and 18,162 vaccines administered.

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said this was very encouraging but Queensland is not out of the woods yet.

“We will have to see what happens over the next 24 hours and will update you tomorrow in relation to whether or not we can come out of lockdown, but it is very encouraging news at this stage,” Premier Palaszczuk said.

Chief Health Officer Dr Jeannette Young encouraged those who have had one vaccination dose to get their second one.

“If you are 60 years of age or over, you should go to your GP or one of the Commonwealth clinics and get vaccinated with AstraZeneca,” Dr Young said.

“If you have already had one dose of the vaccine, you need to go and get your second dose. That is 12 weeks after the first dose of AstraZeneca.”

Ipswich Mayor Teresa Harding encouraged residents to follow all health directives and work together to keep our communities healthy and safe.

“We into day two of a three-day snap lockdown and the vast majority of people are doing the right thing so I congratulate the people of Ipswich for doing their part,” Mayor Harding said.

As of 6pm on Tuesday, 29 June until 6pm Friday, 2 July residents can only leave home (which includes temporary accommodation such as a holiday rental) for essential purposes:

  • obtain essential goods or services, including health care and COVID-19 vaccinations
  • exercise outdoors
  • attend essential work or childcare
  • assist vulnerable persons

Contact tracing venues and flights can be found at

Queensland Health are asking all Queenslanders to regularly monitor the list of exposure venues on the Queensland Health website and follow the public health advice.

Restrictions for Impacted Areas – South East Queensland

From 1am, 29 June 2021 to 1am, 13 July 2021 restrictions are in place for the City of Ipswich and all of South East Queensland. Updated restrictions here.

Face masks

You must carry a face mask with you at all times. You must wear a face mask at all times when you are outside your home, unless:

  • you are alone in your car or with the members of your household
  • you are eating or drinking
  • you are at your usual workplace and can physically distance from others (except if you work in a public-facing role in a hospitality venue or are a passenger transport operator)
  • you are alone outdoors or exercising alone outdoors with members of your household. If you pass others, you must put on your mask
  • it is unsafe.

There are some other exceptions to wearing face masks, including for children under 12 and people with particular medical conditions or disabilities. If in doubt, wear a face mask.

Symptoms of COVID-19 can range from mild illness to pneumonia.

People with coronavirus may experience symptoms such as:

  • fever
  • coughing
  • sore throat
  • shortness of breath
  • runny nose
  • fatigue
  • diarrhoea
  • vomiting or nausea
  • loss of smell and/or taste

Other symptoms can include muscle or joint pains or loss of appetite.

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If you have any COVID-19 symptoms, no matter how mild, call your doctor or 13HEALTH (13 43 25 84) and get tested.

COVID-19 Vaccine

Read more about the COVID-19 vaccine.

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