Question: Is Townsville in lockdown?


Annastacia Palaszczuk has plunged parts of Queensland into a three-day snap lockdown.

Is Townsville in lockdown?

From 6pm tonight until 6pm on Friday, southeast Queensland, Townsville, Palm Island and Magnetic Island will go into lockdown.

The 11 southeast Queensland local government areas affected by the stay-at-home orders are Noosa, Sunshine Coast, Ipswich, Logan, Redlands, Moreton Bay, Brisbane, Gold Coast, the Scenic Rim, Lockyer Valley and Somerset.


There were two new community-acquired cases in Queensland overnight, including a 19-year-old casual receptionist who works at Prince Charles Hospital. Queensland chief health officer Jeannette Young. She had also visited Magnetic Island in Townsville at the end of last week, and attended the Sunday markets there. Ms Palaszczuk said it was still not clear which strain of Covid-19 the woman had, but one of her close friends was sick.

Let me Is Townsville in lockdown?, I am absolutely furious about this. This is absolutely essential and we want to make sure that we stop the virus in its tracks. This is really important that everyone does Is Townsville in lockdown? right thing. They are โ€” essential education and work that cannot be done at home, obtaining healthcare services, including vaccination, care or support of a vulnerable family member, essential shopping, or exercising with no more than one person not from the same household.

Queensland is going back into lockdown. You should now finish your day wherever you are โ€” at work, wherever you are โ€” and go home. Funerals are now limited to 20 people and weddings to just 10, with no singing or dancing allowed.

Visitors to homes have been reduced to two, including children. Restaurants, pubs and cafes will be limited to take-away or home delivery only. Places of worship, gyms, cinemas, entertainment and recreational venues, and beauty and personal care services will all be closed.

Aged care, correctional centres, hospitals and disability service providers will close to visitors. Ms Palaszczuk said the restrictions would be reviewed Is Townsville in lockdown?

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Friday morning. The fly-in, fly-out female mine worker flew back to Queensland and was infectious in the community in Brisbane on Saturday before heading to the Sunshine Coast, where she tested positive on Sunday afternoon. Holidaymakers on Hastings Street in Noosa. Picture: Lachie Millard She was exposed to the virus at a Northern Territory gold mine after a male miner likely contracted Covid-19 while quarantining in proximity to international travellers at the Novotel Airport Brisbane.

Is Townsville in lockdown?

The male worker then left the quarantine facility on a chartered flight to the mine.

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