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Queensland may delay some elective surgeries amid Covid staffing crisis

State has nearly 700 hospital patients with Covid and 7.6% of public health workers on sick leave

Some elective surgeries may be suspended again in Queensland as the state government pleads with residents to get booster jabs amid a third Covid wave.

Nearly 700 public and private hospital patients have the virus and 7.6% of Queensland Health workers are off on some form of sick leave.

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