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- New restrictions in place for greater Sydney
- List of Sydney and regional coronavirus case locations
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Queensland’s chief health officer Dr Jeannette Young says she’s worried tests on sewage could mean there are people with Covid-19 moving around undetected in areas of the state.
Young said on Sunday that positive tests for coronavirus in sewage in north Cairns, Townsville, Gold Coast and Cleveland were “not rapidly explainable.”
Queensland premier Annastacia Palaszczuk wants a national cabinet meeting if the NSW outbreak gets worse, which is likely.
“If we start to see even more cases coming out of New South Wales in the next couple of days, I think we should have a national cabinet meeting, I really think it is going to be at the critical situation that we need to convene as a national cabinet to talk about these issues because it is of national significance,” she said.
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