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Queensland To Start Phasing Out QR Check-Ins

The Queensland government has confirmed the state will begin to move away from QR codes to check into specific venues.

From Monday, venues that do not require proof of vaccination - such as supermarkets, retail outlets, hairdressers and gyms - will have check-ins removed.

QR check-ins will still be required at pubs, clubs and cafes as they show proof of vaccination, Health minister Yvette D'Ath said.

"We are still requiring mandatory vaccination for customers and consumers in those high-risk settings," she said.

"Businesses are still having to ask people whether they're vaccinated or not so that check-in is actually helping them do that."

Queensland recorded 4,701 cases on Monday, with the trending down of numbers indicating cases peaked in the state on February 4.

"The trend...is rapidly down across Queensland, and we're expecting to see that trajectory to continue throughout February," Chief Health Officer John Gerrard said.

However, case numbers are expected to increase when students and teachers head back to school this week.

"Thankfully, this is not happening at the same time as we are peaking across Queensland," Ms D'Ath said.