Qld COVID-19 – Thu Apr 30: No new cases / drive safely when restrictions ease

Published:

Only four new cases of COVID-19 have been announced since last weekend, with none today, as drivers are urged to take care when some restrictions ease from Saturday.

There are now 84 active cases, 943 recovered and six deaths for a total of 1033.

Three new cases were announced on Monday, none on Tuesday, one yesterday and none today.

It’s further reason that coronavirus travel restrictions will ease this long weekend – but that also means drivers should be more careful on the roads.

Although traffic on major highways has been down by more than 30 per cent during restrictions, more lives (68) have been lost so far this year than the same time last year (60).

So police will increase speed detection activities including random speed cameras and proactive patrols.

From Saturday, people may leave home for recreation – e.g. a picnic, or shopping for clothes - provided they:

  • stay within 50km of home
  • practise social distancing
  • are with only their household OR one other person.

Also today:

  • The Minister for Infrastructure confirmed full steam ahead for the Queensland Government’s infrastructure program, despite COVID-19.
  • From tomorrow, visitors to residential aged care facilities must have an up-to-date flu vaccination, if the vaccination is available to them.

CASES

New: 0  Active: 84  Recovered: 943  Deaths:  Total: 1033  Tests: 108,137

ANNOUNCEMENTS

HEALTH DIRECTIONS

covid19.qld.gov.au

Premier and Minister for Trade
The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk

 
Coronavirus COVID-19 Health & Wellness Law & Safety Political Queensland Government
Social:   

Annastacia Palaszczuk : Queensland Premier and Minister for Trade :
PO Box 15185, City East, Queensland 4002, Queensland Wide
07 3224 4500
Annastacia Palaszczuk : Queensland Premier and Minister for Trade
Showing 10+ recent articles for this business
Qld COVID-19 – Thu May 28: More testing urged 28 May 2020 | More Queenslanders have been strongly encouraged to be tested for COVID-19, with no new cases confirmed and the number of active cases now in single figures. More information...
Qld COVID-19 – Mon May 25: Back to school / cases reduced / restaurant talks 25 May 2020 | Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has thanked school communities for getting ready for back to school, as zero new cases of COVID-19 and a revision of previous figures show a drop in the overall number of confirmed... More information...
All Queensland school students back in the classroom for Term 2 25 May 2020 | Queensland school students have returned to classrooms today with in-classroom learning resuming for all years. More information...
Luhrmanns lend hand for Queensland students 23 May 2020 | Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has welcomed a partnership with film legend Baz Luhrmann’s daughter Lilly to help international students impacted by COVID-19. More information...
Qld COVID-19 – Fri May 22: Public transport COVID-safe / no new cases again 22 May 2020 | COVID-safe public transport measures have been highlighted, as the Queensland public’s co-operation with COVID-19 health directions continues to result in encouraging figures, with no new infections confirmed... More information...
Qld COVID-19 – Thu May 21: Altered holiday for altered times / no new cases 21 May 2020 | There remain 12 active cases, 1040 recovered and six deaths for a total of 1058. More information...
A people's weekend to boost tourism 21 May 2020 | This Year’s Ekka Show Holiday will move to create a one-off long weekend giving locals the chance for a mini-break and our tourism industry a much-needed boost. More information...
Qld COVID-19 – Wed May 20: More regional stimulus / testing important 20 May 2020 | More investment in regional infrastructure has been announced to further boost Queensland’s COVID-19 economic reset, as one new case and one more recovery are added to the health figures. More information...
Infrastructure bonanza to create hundreds of new jobs in regional Queensland 20 May 2020 | Tens of millions worth of infrastructure investment will fuel the economic recovery of regional and remote Queensland, with 48 new council projects backed by the Palaszczuk Government’s $365 million Building our... More information...
Qld COVID-19 – Mon May 19: Unite and recover as curve stays flat 19 May 2020 | Positive health results have paved the way for the Queensland Government’s COVID-19 economic recovery strategy, as no new cases and another recovery keep the curve flat. More information...


comments powered by Disqus

All articles submitted by third parties or written by My Sunshine Coast come under our Disclaimer / Terms of Service