Queensland records one new case of coronavirus

Health Minister Steven Miles said there was record level of testing in Queensland yesterday,
Health Minister Steven Miles said there was record level of testing in Queensland yesterday,

Queensland has recorded one new case of COVID-19 overnight Thursday, related to the Logan outbreak discovered on Wednesday.

That person was a 27-year-old man from the Ipswich suburb of Bellbird Park who was a relative of the COVID-19 positive person who went the Madtongsan IV Korean Restaurant in Sunnybank on July 23.

The man is now in quarantine.

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said if anyone else was at the Korean restaurant that night they should get tested immediately.

Queensland's total is 1083 cases with 11 cases still active. with a record number of over 9000 tests conducted in the past 24 hours.

"This is exactly the response we need for people to get tested," the Premier said.

"This is a very serious situation and over the weekend I want Queenslanders to think about social distancing and keep up good hand hygiene."

The Premier reminded people that the border will be closed to people from Sydney from 1am Saturday.

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