Eight new cases have been identified, including seven in hotel quarantine and the historical case, which is believed to be the missing link in the recent spread of the disease.
Despite the lifting of lockdown, the Queensland premeir said some restrictions will remain in the state, such as the carrying of a mask by Queenslanders leaving their homes until 15 April.
"This is yet another nurse who has unfortunately - through doing nothing wrong - has contracted the infection, from a gentleman who is clearly a super spreader", Queensland Chief Health Officer Dr Jeanette Young said.
The missing link is a nurse who worked at the Princess Alexandra Hospital.
Diners at restaurants and bars need to be seated and no dancing will be permitted, while home gatherings will be limited to 30.
"Fingers crossed all will be looking good for Easter", Ms Palaszczuk said yesterday.
Dr Young praised the "astronomical amount" of testing being done, with more than 35,000 tests carried out in the past 24 hours.
'We saw it with that party down at Byron Bay, those 11 people, they were in an Airbnb, so a private residence, and now all of them virtually all of them have become infected, ' she said.
"Which is what we know COVID does".
On Wednesday, Queensland Health emailed staff to inform those who had entered the ward between 8pm on March 23 and midday on March 26 would be "requiring quarantine", even if they had no "specific contact with individual patients".
Anyone quarantining in the ACT due to having been in Greater Brisbane will receive communications from ACT Health advising them if they are able to leave quarantine, subject to them having received a negative COVID-19 result during their quarantine period.
No blame has been placed on the infected doctor, nurse or the returned traveller.
Brisbane residents are all but certain they'll remain in lockdown over the Easter long weekend after a quiet amendment to the Queensland Health Department website overnight.
The below locations were listed as close contacts and if you visited at the relevant times you should: quarantine for 14 days and complete the contact tracing self-assessment.
However, Bluesfest, a major music festival in Byron Bay, was cancelled just hours ahead of its planned start Thursday after a positive case linked to the Brisbane outbreak was recorded in the New South Wales coastal town.
'The reality is, the risk is quite high (of community transmission), but with a collective challenge to throw everything we can at it; by getting tested, wearing masks, staying home if you're not well and social distancing, we may be okay'.
"For the next 14 days, we will need to continue that testing".
Brisbane resident Bob Price capturing the rule breakers.