NEW DETAILS: First confirmation of Lockyer, Somerset cases
THERE have been two confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Lockyer, Somerset region, it can be revealed.
West Moreton Health has now confirmed information on the whereabouts of coronavirus patients in its health region.
It comes after the Gatton Star put questions to Queensland Health and West Moreton Health about the lack of information including where cases were detected and which hospitals patients were being managed at.
At present, 37 patients have tested positive in the health region, with one in the Lockyer Valley, one in the Somerset region, one in the Scenic Rim, and seven in Brisbane suburbs.
The remaining 27 cases were in Ipswich.
West Moreton Health released the information on social media this afternoon and said it was keeping the community as up-to-date as possible.
"We are keeping the community as up-to-date as possible by sharing information that will help to inform, while also supporting people's right to privacy," West Moreton Health said.
"The community can rest assure that contact tracing continues, which means we are directly contacting people considered to be at risk through close contact with a confirmed case."