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Queensland issues COVID update after first night in lockdown

By: Summer Wooley Queensland has recorded no new cases of COVID-19 overnight as the state continues the battle to contain the more transmissible UK variant of the virus. “Very good news overnight. We have had zero new cases. So congratulations, everyone,” Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk told reporters on Saturday. “Of course, we are monitoring the situation very closely over the next ...

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Greater Brisbane locked down: Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk makes shock COVID announcement

By: Elizabeth Daoud Greater Brisbane will go into a hard three-day lockdown after one local case of COVID was recorded on Thursday. The area, which includes Brisbane, Logan, Ipswich, Moreton Bay and Redlands, will go into lockdown from 6pm Friday to 6pm Monday. Residents will only be allowed to leave their homes for one of four essential reasons – essential work, health or compassionate care, exercise ...

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Australians set to suffer with soaring temperatures this weekend

By: Sahar Mourad Parts of Australia will swelter with extreme temperatures as the mercury soars to 40C this weekend before summer officially begins. Queensland, South Australia and New South Wales are expected to top 40C for at least three days. The heatwave however will hit South Australia first on Friday as the hot air moves from Western Australia. Temperatures will ...

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