July 15, 2021
Queensland Health has updated its list of COVID-19 exposure sites in Brisbane after three new cases of community transmission were confirmed on Thursday.
The three cases are a Brisbane International Airport worker, a 12-year-old child and a parent of the child.
The new locations include sites at Annerley, Aspley, Maroochydore and Stones Corner.
There are now 50 active cases in Queensland.
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk also announced that restrictions that were due to ease in 11 Council areas will continue to apply for another week.
The restrictions, which include wearing masks in public, apply in the Brisbane City, Gold Coast, Ipswich, Lockyer Valley, Logan, Moreton Bay, Noosa, Redlands, Scenic Rim, Somerset and Sunshine Coast council areas.
Visitors to hospitals, aged care homes, disability centres and correctional facilities will not be allowed, and gatherings will be limited to 30 people.
The restrictions in the Townsville and Palm Island council areas will ease as planned at 6:00am on Friday.
The Premier also warned Queenslanders against travelling to Victoria, and said authorities were still monitoring the outbreaks in NSW.
According to NSW Health, there have been 929 locally acquired cases of COVID-19 in the Sydney area since June 16.
- External link: Queensland exposure sites
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Victoria will enter a snap lockdown from 11:59pm on Thursday night until 11:59pm next Tuesday.
The move, which applies across the State, was announced after two more COVID-19 cases were identified, taking the State’s current outbreak to 18.
It is the fifth lockdown in Victoria since the pandemic began.