Sumary of Queensland’s Chief Health Officer ‘hopeful’ border may open to Victoria by early December:
- Queensland’s Chief Health Officer Jeannette Young has described Melbourne’s streak of no new coronavirus cases as “exciting”.
- Today Victoria recorded 11 consecutive days of no COVID-19 infections, raising hopes border restrictions between Queensland and the southern state would be eased to allow unrestricted Christmas travel..
- Read more Returning travellers from Victoria are currently required to go into mandatory hotel quarantine for 14 days at their own expense..
- Dr Young said a final decision would be made before the end of the month, with any changes to restrictions effective from December 1..
- On November 3, Queensland opened its borders to all states and territories excluding Greater Sydney and Victoria..
- It comes as Queensland recorded one new case of coronavirus overnight — a young woman in hotel quarantine who had recently returned from Turkey..
- CHO ‘thrilled’ by early vaccine success If travel restrictions were eased, Dr Young said she still urged the wearing of masks on all flights, even for those within Queensland where there has been 56 days of no community transmission…