Saturday, 19 September 2020
No cases overnight, but more Ipswich suburbs on COVID Alert

The Ipswich suburbs Goodna, Redbank and Redbank Plains were added to the contact tracing list by Queensland Health on Monday evening.

The warning stated anyone who had been to the suburbs in the last 14 days should monitor their health and if they develop any COVID-19 symptoms, even mild, get tested and isolate until they receive their test result.

No venue or location was specified in the warning however it was stated that if more information becomes available, it will be shared with the community. 

This comes after Queensland recorded 0 new cases overnight, however, of the 30 active COVID-19 cases in the state, 24 are from the West Moreton and Metro South regions.

Health Minister Steven Miles said that because of the high amount of cases, additional testing resources would be implemented in the region. 

“Just to make sure there isn't any unidentified community transmission happening in those locations," Mr Miles.

Yesterday World Health Organisation had recorded the highest number of cases for COVID globally.

“This thing isn’t over, it hasn’t even peaked yet,” the Health Minister said. 

“While sometimes it might feel like it’s passed here in Queensland because we’ve done so well we need to remember that globally this pandemic is still getting worse.”