COVID-19: No update from QLD Health on new CQ cases
THERE has nonetheless solely been one confirmed novel coronavirus case in Central Queensland, however different components of the state together with the south-east, Mackay and Vast Bay have recorded 40 extra, taking the state’s complete to 184.
A 60-year-old man, who was from the Brisbane area, is believed to have remained in isolation in Rockhampton Hospital as we speak after coming into close contact with a 56-year-old woman who was a confirmed case on March 12 after travelling to Indonesia.
The Morning Bulletin reached out to Queensland Well being for an replace on the affected person and affirmation of any new instances within the area.
Queensland Well being didn’t present an replace, stating “all the knowledge we’re capable of present publicly is obtainable in our media statements”.
Shares on excessive demand objects reminiscent of bathroom paper, paster, noodles and sanitary objects remained low throughout most main supermarkets in Rockhampton, however ALDI in Allenstown was an exception yesterday with a pallet of bathroom paper nonetheless obtainable at 11am.
Experiences counsel the shop had carried out stringent limits on clients.
Coles in Stockland Rockhampton Procuring Centre had been out of bathroom paper and paper towels by 11am.
The identical was additionally reported at 9am at Woolworths in Parkhurst City Centre, which had run out of bathroom paper, tissues, sure frozen meals and child objects, reminiscent of yogurt.
The Catholic Diocese issued a letter asserting all public plenty and liturgies all through the diocese had been suspended till additional discover.
Sunday Mass and Holy Days of Obligation have been distributed. Baptisms, weddings and funerals have been requested to be restricted to quick household solely.
To livestream Mass every day, go to the St Joseph’s Cathedral, Rockhampton, YouTube channel.
The choice to postpone the occasion, beforehand meant to happen on Might 16-17, was made to coincide with suggestions from the Australian Authorities concerning COVID-19.
Council pre-polling cubicles had been additionally busy this morning after the introduction of elevated social distancing necessities for voters and candidates.
Regardless of nearly all of CQ community members wanting the Local Government Election delayed and increased postal voting, the Queensland Government continued to act on latest expert advice, saying it was still safe to proceed.
Rockhampton Regional Council introduced yesterday public access to council offices, facilities, libraries and depots would be restricted from next week.
Central Highlands Regional Council libraries and transaction centres have additionally suspended public library events, programs and outreach until further notice.
Australia now has 786 confirmed instances of COVID-19, with seven folks dying from the virus.