Qld records no virus cases, NRL GF a goer

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The NRL grand final will kick off on schedule in Brisbane, with Queensland recording no new COVID-19 cases.

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says she'll go along to the big game herself at this stage.

"As long as there are no issues that arise this afternoon it's my intention to attend," she told reporters on Sunday morning.

"Can I say to people who are attending, you have to check into the stadium, you have to wear your mask in there and you can only remove your mask when you are seated if you are eating or drinking.

"That doesn't mean sitting there with a beer and having the mask, only when you are drinking."

ARL Commission chairman Peter V'landys said earlier on Sunday the Suncorp Stadium decider between the Penrith Panthers and South Sydney Rabbitohs was "full steam ahead".

"It's great relief for the fans ... it will be a game for the ages," he said.

Postponing the game and shifting it to Townsville had been an option if Brisbane was locked down at the last minute.

Fears of a postponement or relocation of Sunday's historic first grand final in Brisbane were tempered after Queensland recorded two new locally-acquired cases on Saturday.

Crowd numbers were cut to 75 per cent, from 52,000 to 39,000.

Fans will be able to get jabbed at pop-up vaccination clinics around the stadium before the decider.

Kick-off is scheduled for 6.30pm local time (7.30pm AEDT).

Meanwhile, health chief Jeannette Young says virus testers processed more than 18,400 samples across the state on Saturday. More than 4.4 million tests have been conducted in Queensland since the pandemic began.

Dr Young says just 23 of the state's 2043 confirmed cases all up remain active.

Queensland has so far dodged a lockdown after cases of community transmission were detected earlier this week.

North Lakes and Kippa-Ring in the Moreton Bay region, and the area around Brisbane Airport were named as new exposure sites and classified as "moderate to low risk" on Tuesday.

Queensland reported one internationally acquired virus case on Sunday.

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