Health

Sun 29 Mar 2020

Cruise passenger dies in Qld hospital as case tally hits 656

Cruise passenger dies in Qld hospital as case tally hits 656

A 75-year-old woman who was a passenger on the Ruby Princess cruise ship has died in the Caboolture hospital. It raises the Qld total to 656.

Secret plan to turn Ekka into makeshift hospital

premium_icon Secret plan to turn Ekka into makeshift hospital

Health authorities are actively exploring a plan to convert showgrounds, mining camps and hotels into makeshift ICUs if high numbers of victims flood the state’s ...

‘Very dangerous’: Docs’ dire warning over masks

premium_icon ‘Very dangerous’: Docs’ dire warning over masks

As the federal government stockpiles millions of masks, leading Queensland doctors have warned they are dangerously short of essential protective gear.

Coast restaurant owner says govt made him virus ‘scapegoat’

premium_icon Coast restaurant owner says govt made him virus ‘scapegoat’

Sails restaurant owner claims guests linked to a significant coronavirus outbreak visited a number of other venues.

A nurse’s diary from the coronavirus frontline

premium_icon A nurse’s diary from the coronavirus frontline

Emergency nurse Michelle Caulfield is just one of the heroes helping to fight the coronavirus. Here she describes what hospital staff are facing each day.

Father, daughter die of virus hours apart

Father, daughter die of virus hours apart

An immigration officer and his 33-year-old daughter who worked in a hospital have died from coronavirus 24 hours apart.

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