Greater Brisbane to enter a three-day lockdown from 6pm on Friday

Queensland premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announces that the greater Brisbane region – comprising the Brisbane, Logan, Ipswich, Moreton and Redlands areas – will be shut down until Monday at 6pm. ‘Think of it as a long weekend at home,’ she says. The surprise lockdown comes after a cleaner at a quarantine hotel tested positive on Thursday to the more infectious UK coronavirus variant

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