Queensland now has more of a reason than ever to double down on border restrictions, after recording no new local cases overnight.
It suggests that the Indoorapilly is wrapping up, thanks to thousands of Queenslanders staying in quarantine during their infectious periods.
Sunday 15 August – coronavirus cases in Queensland:
0 new locally acquired cases.
— Annastacia Palaszczuk (@AnnastaciaMP) August 15, 2021
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It’s a polar opposite situation to what’s happening just over the border in New South Wales, where the entire state has been plunged into lockdown to try and limit a worsening spread within the regions.
It’s forced Queensland to impose harsh restrictions at the border crossings, to try and make sure no one comes into the state who shouldn’t.
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk is making no apologies for protecting the state.
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