It isn’t excellent news for anybody hoping to go to Queensland in early November.
NSW recorded eight circumstances of group transmission right now and 4 new infections in lodge quarantine. Three “thriller” circumstances have been recognized yesterday and included in right now’s figures.
Nevertheless, contact tracers consider they’ve now linked seven circumstances again to a recognized cluster at Liverpool Hospital. One continues to be beneath investigation.
That features diners at Ripples in Milsons Level the place all diners are being urged to isolate instantly, thought-about shut contacts of the infectious individual.
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk mentioned she can be watching NSW contact tracers intently.
The present benchmark is 28-days with out group transmission, and the earliest that would now be is November 4.
“If the NSW premier is saying she is on excessive alert about these new circumstances I’m now on excessive alert,” she mentioned right now.
“We aren’t ruling something out, these choices are made on the finish of the month and there’s one other 24 hours for them to have a look at the place these circumstances have come from.
“That (48-hour timeframe) was agreed to by the AHPPC.
“Let me say very clearly my job is to maintain Queenslanders protected. We can be monitoring this case very fastidiously.
“NSW is at school holidays … we can be watching that very intently within the subsequent few weeks.
“I need to see the day all of Australia opens up however for that to occur we have to guarantee that group transmission is beneath management.”
Queensland recorded no new circumstances right now, whereas in Victoria there have been 11.
NSW Well being Minister Brad Hazzard hit again at Ms Palaszczuk, saying she is being “political” and “merciless”.
“It is time that this pettiness was put apart and we transfer ahead, we’re all Australians,” he mentioned.
The border blockage is stopping many households and pals from reconnecting, together with one grandmother who has not been in a position to see her granddaughter.
“I’ve acquired a primary grandchild down in Sydney. Have not seen her since she was two-months previous,” she instructed At present.
“I am not glad about that in any respect. I used to be getting excited that they could have the ability to come again up. I simply get all of the video chats from her and seeing her crawl or (her) enamel, all of that kind of stuff that I am not seeing. I have been ripped off.”