COVID-19: 3 new cases, Brisbane lockdown extended by 24 hours
Queensland premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk has just announced an extension to the lockdown for Brisbane City Council and Moreton Bay local government areas.
The lockdown will end for the following areas of Queensland as already scheduled:
- Lockyer Valley
- Redlands, Gold Coast
- Scenic Rim
- Sunshine Coast
However there may be some restrictions including wearing a mask in public.
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Quarantine hotels full in Queensland
All the hotels used for Quarantine are basically full at the moment, and Palaszczuk will be asking for a drop in international arrivals of 50% at the National Cabinet meeting this morning.
3 new cases in Queensland
Palaszczuk also announced that there were 3 new cases recorded in Brisbane, and this is the reason behind the extension of the lockdown there. It’s designed to allow contact tracers to catch up.
Expect a slew of COVID-19 announcements to come out of National Cabinet this morning. I’ll try and keep up!