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Whopping 56,907 Queenslanders get jab during super Pfizer weekend


Queensland has recorded zero new local cases but two cases both in hotel quarantine.

One was acquired overseas and the other is a person from NSW.

Health Minister Yvette D’Ath says the government is confident the risk is low.

Ms D’Ath has also flagged a third case - a person who travelled from Newcastle to Brisbane on Friday, September 17.

The person spent four hours at the Brisbane Airport before flying to the Northern Territory where they tested positive.

Health authorities are investigating the traveller’s movements.


Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has revealed 56,907 eligible Queenslanders had been vaccinated during Queensland's Super Pfizer Weekend as the state surges past 60 per cent first dose vaccination rate.

“That’s the equivalent of having the entire population of Hervey Bay vaccinated over the weekend,” she says, from the regional city where Cabinet is sitting this week.

“We’re pretty confident we clicked over that 60 per cent, which is wonderful.

“We have 41.47 of eligible Queenslanders fully vaccinated.”

Ms Palaszczuk urged Queenslanders to not be complacent and get the jab including the rollout this week of Moderna at community pharmacies.


Image: Annastacia Palaszczuk Twitter