‘Don’t have to’: State scraps Covid rule
Queenslanders will now not be advisable to put on masks whereas indoors, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has introduced.
The key change comes after Queensland’s newest Covid-19 wave handed, with circumstances peaking round late July and slowly easing off within the weeks since.
One other 2091 new circumstances have been recorded on Friday, together with eight deaths.
The same day, Ms Palaszczuk said the government would no longer recommend people wear masks in indoor settings.
“As we come off the third wave of Omicron and recorded cases and hospitalisations continue to reduce, the recommendations regarding wearing masks indoor now changes,” she said.
Today we have recorded 2,091 new COVID-19 cases.
Sadly, we have reported 8 deaths in the past 24 hours.
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The requirement will stay in place for well being and aged care centres and on public transport.
They will even nonetheless be required on planes.
“The recommendation continues to be to put on one in case you are an individual who is taken into account susceptible, and don‘t overlook too it’s nonetheless your selection,” Ms Palaszczuk stated.
“From at present on, you do not want to put on a masks indoors.”