Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has issued a plea for people to stay home over the Easter long weekend and adhere to Coronavirus restrictions.
With a four-day break ahead, residents are being advised to stay home unless for essential reasons including exercise, work, medical and care.
“All the things we're asking the community to do are about saving lives,” she said.
“My message to you is simple- stay at home this Easter.”
The message comes as 10 new Coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Queensland, bringing the state's total number to 953.
In the Bundaberg Region, 12 cases have been confirmed.
Premier Palaszczuk said in order to “flatten the curve” of Coronavirus, restrictions needed to be adhered to, especially across the Easter long weekend.
“Queenslanders, please do not go to New South Wales for a holiday, this is no time to be travelling past the border,” she said.
“There are real risks that you pose not only to yourselves and your family but to other Queenslanders.
“Stay in your state, stay in your region as much as possible and stay in your suburb.”
All Australians must stay home unless:
- shopping for essentials – food and necessary supplies;
- medical or health care needs, including compassionate requirements;
- exercise in compliance with the public gathering requirements;
- work and study if you can’t work or learn remotely.
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Bundaberg Regional Council has announced the closure of services, venues and programs to protect against COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Council is acting on public health advice to avoid large gatherings and maintain social distancing.
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For updates or health advice about Coronavirus visit the Department of Health website.
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