Greater Brisbane enters three-day lockdown after discovery of mutant COVID-19 case | ABC News

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  • ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Greater Brisbane enters three-day lockdown after discovery of mutant COVID-19 case | ABC News” – below is their description.

    From 6pm tonight Brisbane, Logan, Ipswich, Moreton and Redlands council areas will be locked down until 6pm on Monday. Outside mask-wearing is now mandatory in these areas. Weekend sport has been cancelled.

    All residents in those areas need to stay at home unless it is for essential work, providing healthcare for a vulnerable person, essential shopping or to exercise in a local neighbourhood.

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