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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19:36 EST Over the past 24 hours, a northwest cloud band has delivered some spectacular rain from the northwest WA to the inland SA and the NT.