Ebene News – UA – Brisbane lockdown will end at noon

Brisbane lockdown will end at noon five hours earlier than originally expected after Queensland recorded a single new case of locally acquired coronavirus on Thursday

Ten new cases were detected in the hotel quarantine overnight The only new local case was linked to an existing cluster

– The lockdown has been lifted in Greater Brisbane, but we’re not out of the woods yet, so I’m asking all Queenslanders for the next two weeks to do the right thing, we can get through this together, at ???? the prime minister said

Collection restrictions will remain in place across Brisbane until April 15, as the city works to eliminate any possibility of a mutant strain of COVID-19 spreading in the community

The caps on weddings and funerals are back to normal At indoor weddings, guests should remain seated with masks on and only the bride can dance At outdoor weddings, guests can stand standing, it is sufficient to wear a mask if they cannot take a distance and dancing is allowed

More than 112,000 tests have been carried out since the first new case of community transmission was detected on Friday

Stay-at-home restrictions for more than 23 million people in South East Queensland went into effect at 5 p.m. Monday amid fears of a mass epidemic in the community

– It was phenomenal, it was very stressful for everyone, â ???? Ms Palaszczuk said – The consequences of not acting are much worseâ ????

Chief health worker Jeannette Young said the local case was one of the women who attended the bachelorette party in Byron Bay and was in quarantine during their infectious period

Dr Young said she didn’t think a lockdown would be needed to handle the situation, asking everyone to adhere to the restrictions over the next 14 days

She said only end-of-life visitors will be allowed in elderly care facilities to ensure the protection of the most vulnerable

– They can’t have other visitors, which I know is very, very difficult this Easter time, â ???? Dr Young said

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Ebene News – AU – Brisbane lockdown to end at noon

Source: https://www.theage.com.au/national/queensland/brisbane-lockdown-to-end-at-noon-20210401-p57fsv.html