Leaders to agree on new rules for aircrew and quarantine staff to ward off community transmission. Follow all the latest news and updatesNSW hotspots; Victoria hotspots; Queensland hotspotsCovid restrictions state by stateFollow the global coronavirus live blog 10.26pm GMT The three-day lockdown also applies to anyone who has been to the greater Brisbane area since 2 January but has since moved elsewhere in the state.So, if you were in greater Brisbane even briefly any time from 2 January onwards, stay where you are until 6pm Monday.If you are a local resident but have gone off holidaying in Gold Coast or Sunshine Coast or Cairns, please stay where you are for three days and do not move around your area. If you are someone who’s been travelling through, again, we ask that you take this advice and you remain isolated for the next three days. Of course, if you are anywhere in Queensland, or you are interstate and you have been in the Greater Brisbane area since 2 January and you have any symptoms whatsoever, we ask for you to come out and be tested. 10.24pm GMT Young:We got on top of it. I’m really concerned that if we were to have cases from this very, very contagious, infectious virus, we wouldn’t be able to get on top of it. That’s why we have to bring this in fast, rather than be able to wait and see what the extent of the spread is, because once it is spread, it will be too late to act. It would be very difficult as we’ve seen in the UK. So, as of 6pm today, we’re asking people to essentially stay home. Have a weekend with your family, in your own home. That’s important. If you have to go out, though, I’m asking everyone, because we have plenty of supplies and we have checked. I’m asking everyone, when you walk out your front door, put a mask on. It’s another barrier for this virus. That is important. Continue reading…
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