There have been another five confirmed cases of the dengue virus confirmed in Cairns.
Queensland Health says 43 people now have contracted the mosquito-borne disease since early last month.
The most recent cases are part of an outbreak in the Whitfield area.
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18:55 EDT March is ending wet for Western Australia's west and south, most of which had a damp start to the month but even for places which have been recently dry.