The New South Wales Premier continues to heap pressure on Queensland to open its borders, despite waiting to open her own border to Victoria.
Gladys Berejiklian’s been accused of sounding a lot like the Queensland Premier, when she talks about keeping a Victorian border in place until the full effects of eased restrictions is known.
Karl Stefanovic made the accusation light-heartedly on The Today Show this morning, but NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian was quick to defend herself.
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Queensland has maintained that New South Wales would need to go without an unlinked case of community transmission for two incubation periods, or 28 days, before the borders could fully reopen.
But when an unlinked case did pop up recently, Queensland officials were tight-lipped about whether or not that would affect the ’28 day clock’.
Instead, the Queensland government has promised that a decision on a potential November 1 reopening date will be made by Friday, the day before the state election.
The NSW Premier has again slammed her Queensland counterpart for playing politics with the borders, and for setting a completely unachievable time frame out of nowhere.
Yesterday, New South Wales recorded two cases of locally acquired cases that were linked to a cluster.
Today, Victoria has recorded two new cases of the virus.