Melbourne’s worrying coronavirus resort cluster swells AGAIN as Queensland introduces powerful new restrictions for Victorians
- Victorian well being officers reported three new Covid circumstances on Thursday afternoon
- South Australia has closed their border to Melbourne residents as of Thursday
- Two new circumstances are shut contacts of staff at Vacation Inn Melbourne Airport
- Queensland has new restrictions for these touring from Victoria from Saturday
Queensland will usher in new coronavirus border restrictions for Victorian residents from 1am on Saturday – as Victorian officers introduced three new circumstances discovered within the state on Thursday afternoon.
‘As a precaution, travellers might want to affirm they haven’t been to any of the publicity websites listed by Victoria’s Division of Well being,’ Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk stated on Thursday afternoon.
The three new circumstances in Victoria are one other employee and two spouses of staff on the Vacation Inn Melbourne Airport, the place an outbreak of the UK pressure of the virus has been found, which has grown to 11 circumstances.
A cluster on the Vacation Inn Melbourne Airport (pictured) has grown to 10 circumstances on Thursday afternoon, Victoria’s Division of Well being stated
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk stated on Thursday afternoon anybody travelling to the state from Victoria would wish to observe powerful new guidelines from Saturday
‘Our prime precedence is protecting Queenslanders protected and we are going to proceed to watch the scenario intently,’ Ms Palaszczuk stated.
Anybody touring to Queensland from Victoria should fill out a declaration go to be allowed to cross the border.
Victoria’s Division of Well being had beforehand reported two Covid circumstances on Wednesday afternoon.
These circumstances are a employee on the Vacation Inn Melbourne Airport, which has been a resort quarantine facility, and a visitor who left the power on February 7.
As of Thursday afternoon, the cluster consists of three resort staff, three relations, two returned travellers, and two family shut contacts.
Earlier on Thursday, South Australia closed their border to residents of Better Melbourne in response to the resort cluster.
Cleaners carrying full PPE disinfect the Vacation Inn Lodge on February 10, 2021 at Melbourne Airport
Folks line up as they wait to be examined for Covid19 on the Sunbury Respiratory Clinic in Melbourne, Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Anybody travelling to that state from Melbourne might want to isolate for 14 days and get examined for coronavirus on days one, 5, and twelve.
Victorian authorities have issued an pressing alert for 2 Melbourne banks the place the contaminated returned traveller visited after being launched from isolation on Sunday.
Anybody who attended the Commonwealth Financial institution in Glen Waverley from 1:30pm to 2:15pm on Tuesday, February 9, or the HSBC Financial institution in Glen Waverley from 2:15pm to three:30pm on the identical day, is taken into account a detailed contact and should self isolate and get examined instantly.
Additionally on Thursday Victorian officers issued a warning after a Covid contaminated individual walked round a Melbourne mall.
The contaminated individual is known to have walked round Sunbury Sq. Buying Centre on Friday February 5 between 3.40pm and 4.30pm.
They’re asking anybody who was additionally there at the moment to urgently get examined and isolate till receiving adverse end result
Quarantining resort visitor on the Vacation Inn close to the Airport are moved to a brand new location in Melbourne, Wednesday, February 10, 2021