Queensland records zero new cases

Queensland has recorded no new locally-acquired cases of COVID-19 overnight.

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced that the state had detected just one new case in an overseas traveller who is currently in hotel quarantine.

In the past 24 hours more than 7,000 Queenslanders were tested for the virus and there are currently 46 active cases of COVID-19 in recovery.

Some restrictions remain for Queensland

Queensland’s lockdown has ended however mask mandates still remain in place for affected LGAs.

Residents must wear a face covering at public indoor settings including aged care facilities, hospitals and supermarkets.

In addition to domestic restrictions, anyone who has visited Greater Sydney is also subject to the stay-at-home order currently in place in NSW.

A masked cyclist travels along Southbank in Brisbane.
A masked cyclist travels along Southbank in Brisbane. (Getty)

The LGAs of Waverley, Woollahra, Randwick and the City of Sydney have also been declared a COVID-19 hotspot, backdated to June 11.

Anyone who has been in these LGAs will not be allowed to enter Queensland, unless they are a returning Queensland resident or have an exemption.

Anyone allowed to enter will need to go into hotel quarantine for a period of two weeks.

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