Residents of Southeast Queensland Forced to Snap Blockage for “The Severe” Three Days


Millions of Queensland residents in 11 municipalities (LGAs) were forced to swiftly block for three days after six new locally acquired CCP viruses were identified in the Australian state. rice field.

Snap Lockdown begins Saturday at 4pm and includes Brisbane, Ipswich, Logan City, Moreton Bay, Redland, Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast, Noosa, Somerset, Rocky Valley and Scenic Rim.

The blockade is scheduled to end next Tuesday at 4 pm. “This will be the toughest blockade we have ever experienced,” said QLD Deputy Prime Minister Steven Miles. Told reporters Saturday morning.

Residents of affected closed areas can only leave home for medical care such as important work, study, childcare, exercise, food and supplies purchases, COVID-19 testing and vaccination. ..

Nevertheless, residents are restricted to traveling within a 10km radius of their home, even for the essential purpose of purchasing food and medicine.

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Brisbane’s central business district, which was closed on June 30, 2021 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo courtesy of Patrick HAMILTON / AFP)

Non-essential trips must be within 10 km of home and everyone must wear a mask when outside the home.

People who are exercising can exercise alone, not living together.

Funerals and weddings in the closed zone are limited to 10 people, and hospitality is for takeaway only. Insignificant businesses and venues such as cinemas, beauty salons, gyms and places of worship should be closed.

The blockage also applies to anyone who was in any of the 11 LGAs as of 1am on Saturday, so the same restrictions must be followed even if you are elsewhere in Queensland.

All schools in the lockdown zone will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays, and all staff and students at Indooroopilly High School and Ironside State School will be quarantined for two weeks.

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Indoropilly State High School in Brisbane on Friday, July 30, 2021. (AAP image / Dampered)

Schools are open on Mondays and Tuesdays for children of key workers and vulnerable children.

Six new cases are associated with a 17-year-old Indooroopilly high school student infected with COVID-19, a disease caused by the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus.

Six cases of community-acquired pneumonia consist of a 17-year-old tutor, two parents, two siblings, and an Ironside State School employee attending the youngest member of the family.

They all carry the CCP virus delta strain.

According to Miles, the Queensland Government will consider details of the compensation package on Saturday, considering that a new blockade will take place shortly after the end.

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Dr. Janet Young, Chief Health Officer of Queensland, took off his face mask and spoke at a press conference in Brisbane, Australia, on June 29, 2021. (Jono Searle / Getty Images)

Jeanette Young, QLD’s Chief Health Officer, believes that a 17-year-old high school tutor, a medical student, may have brought the virus to her home and high school.

The medical students were at the translation laboratories at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital and Princess Alexandra Hospital at the University of Queensland, Young said.

The young woman, who said Young visited many places, also has a brother who works in a hospital.

“I think there are a huge number of exposure sites throughout Brisbane, and perhaps on the Sunshine Coast and beyond,” Young said.

She urged residents of the Southeastern region to change their social plans and immediately begin to comply with the blockade rather than waiting until 4 pm.

Queensland police have reminded the community that failure to comply could result in a $ 1,378 fine.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison I told a radio station in Sydney 2GB Concerns over the outbreak of the CCP virus Delta strain in Queensland on Saturday required immediate attention.

“Once it starts, it’s very difficult to get back into the box, as we see in NSW,” he said.

Snaplockdown confused the NRL, urged urgent talks with the Queensland Government, and called for an exemption to play the remaining five games in the state this weekend.

Queensland Health has confirmed that the blockade will include professional sports matches. That is, the NRL cannot continue without another exemption.

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The Associated Press of Australia contributed to this report.