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COVID-19 update

Queensland COVID-19 statistics

View more statisticsLast updated: Midday 12 May 2021

3New cases (last 24h)
1,583Total cases
2,519,779Total tests
162,239Total vaccine doses

Update for anyone who has been in the Melbourne region of Victoria

Anyone who has entered or enters Queensland before 1am AEST Thursday 13 May 2021

You were in an exposure venues before coming to Queensland

If you have been to any of the listed exposure venues in Victoria during the risk period, you are required to:

  • remain at home or at your arranged accommodation for 14 days after being at the exposure venue
  • 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.

If you have not been to any of the exposure venues

If you have been in Melbourne on or after 6 May 2021 but you were not at any of the exposure venues in Victoria, monitor your symptoms and get tested if you experience any COVID-19 symptoms, no matter how mild.

Anyone entering Queensland after 1am AEST Thursday 13 May 2021

You have been to an exposure venue at the time of entry

Anyone entering Queensland after 1am AEST Thursday 13 May 2021 who has been to any of the exposure venues in Victoria during the risk period identified will be required to enter quarantine in government arranged accommodation.

Read more about entering Queensland if you have been to an interstate exposure venue including home quarantine requirements.

A new exposure venue is added that is relevant to you after entering Queensland

If you enter Queensland after 1am AEST Thursday 13 May 2021 and, while in Queensland, a new exposure venue is added to which you have been to during the exposure period, you are required to:

  • immediately travel by private transport to quarantine at home or at your arranged accommodation
  • call 134 COVID (134 268) for further instructions.

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

COVID-19 Vaccine

The rollout of COVID-19 vaccines in Queensland commenced Monday 22 February 2021.

The Australian Government is vaccinating residents and workers in aged care and disability accommodation in Queensland.

Read more about the COVID-19 vaccine.

Updates for anyone travelling to or from Queensland

You are free to enter Queensland from any Australian state or territory:

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

You are free to enter Queensland from any Australian state or territory:

Aged Care, Hospital Visitors and Disability Accommodation Services

Anyone who has been to an interstate exposure site will not be able to enter a residential aged care facility, hospital or disability accommodation service in Queensland.



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).