New border restrictions for QLD after two new virus cases

New border restrictions for QLD after two new virus cases

New border restrictions for QLD after two new virus cases

Her advice comes as Queensland again recorded no new positive COVID-19 positive, with just five active cases across the state.

The sporting body has yet to announce if they are seeking exemptions for the Sydney Swifts, Giants, West Coast Fever and Adelaide Thunderbirds or if they will attempt to move all four sides into Queensland before the weekend.

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian says it will hurt QLD more than it hurts NSW, and sure January.

In a press conference announcing the news, Palaszczuk said they had to do everything they can in these "extraordinary times".

Ms Palaszczuk said the next 48 hours were critical.

They come as Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announces all of Greater Sydney will now be locked out of Queensland, while scores of nursing homes in Brisbane's south will be put into lockdown and shopping centres, restaurants and a church are put on alert.

"It would have been nice if she told me", Ms Berejiklian said.

The 19-year-old women, from Acacia Ridge and Logan, flew back to Queensland via Sydney on 21 July after travelling together. "From 1am Saturday, more hot spots will be declared and no one from Sydney will be allowed into Queensland", she tweeted today.

Ms Palaszczuk said she is surprised people are still trying to enter the state when they are clearly ineligible.

Ms Palaszczuk said while she knew it would inconvenience families, it had to be done.

We do not want a second wave here.

The closure of Queensland's border to visitors from the Greater Sydney region will result in an estimated $100 million loss of revenue to the Far North's tourism industry in the latest blow to the region's economy.

Dr Beirman said Queensland's response to "close the gates" to large parts of NSW because of a handful of cases is "overkill".

Returning Queenslanders will be required to pay for two weeks of hotel quarantine when the new measures come into effect.

The Australian state says it'll reduce the financial burden of Covid-19 on taxpayers.

Passengers seated near the pair on flights VA863 and VA977 and are also being contacted by contact tracing teams. We do not want widespread community transmission.

"We are acting very swiftly here, fever clinics are being set up".

"But when the Chief Health Officer advises the Queensland government and myself to close the border we will close the border".

"We need people to tell the truth".

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