Brisbane Lockdown and COVID Updates - July 2 - 96five Family Radio

Brisbane Lockdown and COVID Updates – July 2

Queensland records three new local transmissions on the first day of lockdown across multiple regions in the state.

By 96five Wednesday 30 Jun 2021NewsReading Time: 2 minutes

The lockdown will end in North Queensland and South East Queensland with the exception of Brisbane City Council and Moreton Bay Regional Council who will remain in lockdown for another 24 hours (to be reviewed tomorrow morning).

Friday July 2 Update

  • Five new cases of coronavirus have been detected in Queensland, two are in hotel quarantine and three are local transmissions.
  • Two of the local transmissions are a mother and daughter who live in Carindale and have been out and about in the community extensively, the other is the partner of the airport case announced yesterday.
  • Lockdown will end for most LGA’s who are in lockdown – Brisbane City Council and Moreton Bay Regional Council will remain in lockdown for 24 hours to give contact tracers time to track movements.
  • Mask wearing and some other restrictions will remain for 2 weeks in the areas where lockdown has been lifted.
  • Contact tracing locations will be updated today, with a number of venues in and around West End and the city to be added, including the Harris Farm Markets and the Greek Orthodox Community Centre (both in West End).
  • Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has called for every eligible Australian to be offered the opportunity for vaccination.

Face masks

If you are:

  • in an impacted area, or
  • have been in a South East Queensland impacted area at any time since 1am AEST 29 June 2021, or
  • the Townsville or Palm Island impacted areas at any time since 6pm AEST 29 June 2021

You must carry a face mask with you at all times. You must wear a face mask at all times when you are outside your home, unless:

  • you are alone in your car or with the members of your household
  • you are eating or drinking
  • you are at your usual workplace and can physically distance from others (except if you work in a public-facing role in a hospitality venue or are a passenger transport operator)
  • you are alone outdoors or exercising alone outdoors with members of your household. If you pass others, you must put on your mask
  • it is unsafe.

There are some other exceptions to wearing face masks, including for children under 12 and people with particular medical conditions or disabilities. If in doubt, wear a face mask.