Queensland Health can confirm a second Queenslander has passed away from Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) on the Darling Downs.
The 68-year-old man had a serious underlying medical condition before contracting the virus, according to a Queensland Health spokesperson.
Queensland Health offers its sincere condolences to his family.
The spokesperson said the man’s family remain in isolation as close contacts.
It’s the second death from COVID-19 in Queensland after a 77-year-old Sunshine Coast woman with an underlying medical condition passed away in Sydney.