Qld to consider easing restrictions two weeks on from virus scare

It’s decision day for Queensland, as the incubation period for cases linked to the Logan women come to an end.

The pair tested positive after returning from Melbourne last month, allegedly lying to border authorities and spending over a week out in the community.

It’s now been two weeks since they were placed in hotel quarantine, with only a handful of cases then becoming linked to the cluster.


Late last week, health authorities hinted that if Queensland could continue seeing good numbers in daily infections, some restrictions could be eased.

That would mean aged care facilities may have their restrictions eased as early as this week.

Visitors were barred from all facilities across Logan, Brisbane and the Gold Coast as a result of the coronavirus scare.

Queensland has now had a week of no new community transmission cases.

Over 143,000 tests have been carried out within that week, with just 11 cases still considered active.

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