Greater Brisbane’s lockdown lifted from tonight with some remaining restrictions
Greater Brisbane’s three-day lockdown period is set to end from 6:00 pm tonight, Monday January 11, though some precautionary measures will remain in place until Friday January 22.
The three-day lockdown that was placed on Brisbane, Logan, Ipswich, Moreton and Redlands last Friday January 8 is set to ease, with the Queensland Government announcing that many of the restrictions will be rolled back from 6:00 pm tonight. After three days of zero new cases, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced that Greater Brisbane residents will now be permitted to be outside their homes for any purpose, although they be subject to a few restrictions that will remain until Friday January 22.
All residents must carry a face mask at all times when leaving home. Masks must be worn in indoor spaces including shopping centres, supermarkets, retail outlets, indoor markets, hospitals and aged-care facilities, libraries, churches and places of worship, gyms and indoor recreational facilities, indoor workplaces where social distancing is impossible, public transport, taxis and rideshares, and at airports and on planes. It is also recommend that Brisbane residents wear a mask when outdoors if unable to maintain more than 1.5-m distance from other people.
Restaurants and cafes can reopen for seated eating and drinking (no standing is allowed), though they may only accomodate one person per four square metres on their premises indoors and one person per two square metres outdoors.
A full list of current restrictions can be found on the Queensland Government website.