Queensland records more than 11,000 Covid cases and two deaths – as the state braces for an even BIGGER surge in the come days
Queensland has recorded more than 11,000 Covid-19 cases and two deaths as the state prepares for an even bigger surge in infections.
The state reported 11,174 Covid-19 infections on Saturday including two deaths of men both aged in their 30s.
Of the deaths, one was an unvaccinated man from Brisbane who died in his home on January 5, while the other man was from the Gold Coast.
Queensland has recorded 11,174 Covid-19 infections including two deaths on Saturday (pictured, health workers attend a Covid-19 testing site in Brisbane)
Chief health officer Dr John Gerrard confirmed the deaths were likely a result of a rare complication know as myocarditis or an infection of the heart.
There are currently 349 people with Covid-19 in Queensland hospitals and 17 patients in the intensive care unit.
More than 3,505 frontline health workers have either tested positive for the virus or are in isolation.