Greater Brisbane residents are breathing a sigh of relief this morning, with restrictions imposed after the region’s snap three-day lockdown now officially lifted.
As of 1.00am on Friday, masks are no longer mandatory in shopping centres, supermarkets and other areas across the city.
Dance floors are also back, and pubs, clubs, restaurants and other indoor venues can revert back to the one person per 2sqm rule once again.
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Gatherings at homes have been increased to 50 people, while private gatherings of up to 100 people are allowed in public spaces.
In some good news for brides and grooms, weddings can now host up to 200 people, while the same amount of guests are also allowed at funerals.
Ticketed venues including cinemas and theatres have also been given the green light to return to 100 per cent capacity.
The restrictions have been lifted after no new local coronavirus cases were recorded for 10 days in a row.
The tough measures were initially imposed to stop the spread of a highly contagious UK strain of coronavirus, which started in one of Brisbane’s quarantine hotels.
— Annastacia Palaszczuk (@AnnastaciaMP) January 20, 2021