Sumary of Coronavirus Australia: NSW records 110 new cases as Victoria records 22:
- } }Play VideoVideoWA is effectively cut off from most states after South Australia become the latest state to be upgraded from very low risk to low riskShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail UsCopy the LinkNew South Wales has recorded 110 local COVID-19 cases overnight.
- The state’s Department of Health said the new community cases – detected from 59,355 tests conducted on Tuesday – are all linked to known outbreaks.
- QLD RECORDS NO NEW CASESQueensland has recorded no new locally-acquired cases of COVID-19 two days after a woman from the state’s far north tested positive.
- The state government conducted 12,876 tests across Queensland overnight, but there were no positive results for COVID-19 by Wednesday morning.
- There had been concerns the relatives and friends of the woman who has COVID-19 – who travelled from the Sunshine Coast to the far north via Brisbane – would test positive.
- Chief Health Officer Jeannette Young is convinced the woman caught the virus at a Melbourne pub and has the more highly infectious Delta strain.
- She returned to Queensland on July 13 and stayed with friends on the Sunshine Coast but two days later was told by Victorian officials that she’d been at a tier-one exposure site – the Young &
- The woman presented for testing but returned a negative result, and was active in the community on the Sunshine Coast, and to a lesser degree in far north Queensland, while infectious.