Queenslander in their 20s dies with COVID-19, 19,709 cases recorded

Queenslander in their 20s dies with COVID-19, 19,709 cases recorded

A Queenslander in their 20s has died with COVID-19 while the state recorded 19,709 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours. Health Minister Yvette D'Ath said 6087 of the cases were reported by positive rapid antigen test results. Six people have died after testing positive to the virus, including a person in their 20s. Chief Medical Officer Dr John Gerrard said there are 649 people in hospital including 46 in ICU, of whom 14 are ventilated. "There was an increase in Queensland hospitals of 10 per cent in the 24 hours leading up to 7pm last night," he said. "We will continue to see this increase over the next two to three weeks." "It is likely to that there is a good chance of this is the beginning of …
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