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COVID-19 update

Queensland COVID-19 statistics

View more statisticsLast updated: Midday 24 June 2021

4New cases (last 24h)
1,677Total cases
2,822,235Total tests
477,685Total vaccine doses




Update about case identified in Queensland on 19 June 2021

Queensland has recorded one new case of COVID-19 in the community with contact tracing underway after a person tested positive after completing hotel quarantine.

On 19 June 2021, the person visited several locations including including the Airport DFO, Brisbane City, and a restaurant in Ellen Grove.

See the current list of exposure venues and dates in Queensland and related health advice for anyone who has been to any of those locations at the relevant date and time.

Anyone with COVID-19 symptoms, no matter how mild, should get tested as soon as possible.

Update for anyone who has been in New South Wales in the last 14 days

Anyone who has been in New South Wales in the last 14 days who develops COVID-19 symptoms should get tested.

From 1am AEST Saturday 19 June, the Local Government Area of Waverley (NSW) will be declared a COVID-19 hotspot. Anyone who has been in Waverley in the last 14 days or since the start date identified for the hotspot (whichever is shorter) will not be allowed to enter Queensland, except for a limited range of people who can enter for essential purposes.

If you have been in Queensland and arrive before 1am 18 June 2021

If you are in Queensland, or arrive before 1am AEST 18 June, and become aware that you have been to an interstate exposure venue during the relevant time (even if you have not been told you are a close or casual contact) you must:

  • immediately travel by private transport directly to your home or accommodation and must quarantine until 14 days have passed since you were at an interstate exposure venue, unless told otherwise
  • get tested at your earliest opportunity
  • complete the contact tracing form linked from the relevant interstate exposure venue. If you are unable to complete the online contact tracing form please call 134 COVID (134 268).

After you complete the contact tracing form you will be contacted by Queensland Health.

If you are arriving in Queensland after 1am 18 June 2021

If you arrive into Queensland after the identified date you must quarantine for 14 days from your arrival in Queensland in government arranged accommodation, at your own expense, unless 14 days have passed since you were at the interstate exposure venue.

Update for anyone who has been in Victoria in the last 14 days

Anyone who has been in Victoria in the last 14 days who develops COVID-19 symptoms should get tested.

From 1am AEST 11 June 2021

  • The Local Government Areas in Victoria that are not in Greater Melbourne will be removed as hotspots. The Local Government Areas that make up Greater Melbourne will still be declared COVID-19 hotspots.
    • Anyone who has been in Greater Melbourne in the last 14 days or since the start date identified for the hotspot (whichever is shorter) will not be allowed to enter Queensland, except for a limited range of people who can enter for essential purposes.
    • Anyone who has been in Victoria in the last 14 days must apply for a Queensland Border Declaration Pass at least three business days before they enter Queensland.
  • If you arrived in Queensland after 1am AEST Thursday 27 May and before 12.59am AEST Friday 28 May and have been in Greater Melbourne you will no longer have to follow the stay at home requirements.

If you have been to any interstate exposure venue in the last 14 days

If you have been to an interstate exposure venue (during the risk period for that venue) in the last 14 days, you must:

  • remain at home or at your arranged accommodation for 14 days after being at the exposure venue
  • complete the contact tracing form linked from the relevant interstate exposure venue. If you are unable to complete the online contact tracing form please call 134 COVID (134 268).
  • get a COVID-19 test (wear a mask while you are out) as soon as possible and return and remain at home or in your arranged accommodation, even if you get a negative test result, for 14 days after being at the exposure venue.

Read more about what you need to do if you have been to an interstate exposure venue including home quarantine requirements.

Protecting our most vulnerable

Anyone who has been in a hotspot or an interstate exposure venue in the last 14 days cannot enter aged care facilitiesdisability accommodation serviceshospitals, or correctional facilities.

COVID-19 Vaccine

Read more about the COVID-19 vaccine.

Updates for anyone travelling to or from Queensland

Entering Queensland from a hotspot

You are free to enter Queensland from any Australian state or territory unless you have been in a declared COVID-19 hotspots in the last 14 days or since its identified start date (whichever is shortest).

Currently declared hotspots:

  • From 1am AEST Saturday 19 June 2021 Waverley (NSW) is a declared COVID-19 hotspot.
  • From 1am AEST Friday 11 June 2021 Greater Melbourne (VIC) is a declared COVID-19 hotspot.

See what you should do if you are in Queensland and have been in Greater Melbourne in the last 14 days.

Entering from overseas

View the Quarantine for International Arrivals Direction for information about entering Queensland from overseas.

While in Queensland

Travelling from New Zealand to Queensland

Anyone from New Zealand who travels to Australia on a quarantine free flight can come to Queensland without needing to quarantine.

For more information see the Quarantine for International Arrivals Direction.

While in Queensland

Travelling to New Zealand

From 19 April 2021 you can travel from Australia to New Zealand without having to enter managed isolation when you arrive in New Zealand. Pre-COVID entry requirements will apply. See the New Zealand Government's advice for traveling to New Zealand from Australia.

For further information:

Please note that other countries still have travel restrictions in place – visit Smart Traveller before making travel arrangements.

Current hotspots and restrictions



Health advice

To prevent the spread of COVID-19:

  • Stay home if you are sick
  • If you have any COVID-19 symptoms, no matter how mild, get tested
  • Stay 1.5 metres away from other people—think two big steps
  • Wash your hands with soap and water, or hand sanitiser
  • Leave a location if it is crowded.

If you have any concerns about your health, contact your doctor or contact 134 COVID (134 268).