Queensland latest coronavirus data as at 7 July

Queensland has one new case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to report today, bringing total cases to 1068.

A man in his thirties tested positive after recently returning from overseas. The man is in isolation and is being managed by Metro North Hospital and Health Service.

At this time, it is not considered that the community have been exposed however Queensland Health will notify the community if any public health alerts are required.

HHS* Active cases Recovered casesDeaths Total cases to date
Cairns and Hinterland 0 36 0 37
Central Queensland 0 10 0 10
Central West 0 0 0 0
Darling Downs 0 40 2 42
Gold Coast 1 196 0 196
Mackay 0 15 0 15
Metro North 1 313 3 319
Metro South 0 263 0 266
North West 0 0 0 0
South West 0 0 0 0
Sunshine Coast 0 94 1 95
Torres and Cape 0 0 0 0
Townsville 0 24 0 24
West Moreton 0 39 0 39
Wide Bay 0 25 0 25
Overseas 0 0 0 0
Total***2105561068**

* HHS level case data may include a patient’s residential address, Public Health Unit managing or location where test was ordered.

** Changes may occur in the number of notifications reported from day to day. This is due to ongoing maintenance and update of notification details as new information becomes available, or where discrepancies are detected through data quality assurance activities.

***Each day, total cases may not equal active plus recovered plus deaths, as information for some cases is still pending and will be updated in due course. In addition, active cases may be reported by Hospital and Health Service of treatment, or by a patient’s usual place of residence.

****Total case numbers include both confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases as per the national case definition. Probable cases are based on serology results as well as clinical and epidemiological criteria and indicates a previous infection. Accordingly, a probable case could be included in the total case numbers but not be reported as a new case in the last 24 hours or as an active case. Probable cases may be recorded as a recovered case, but there may be a lag in this.

At noon on 3 July 2020, stage 3 of Queensland’s Roadmap to Easing Restrictions came into effect.

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