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Queensland Chief Health Officer Jeannette Young defends Brisbane COVID-19 lockdown as three new cases recorded – ABC News

Jeannette Young dismisses criticism from a medical expert who has suggested short COVID-19 lockdowns are not effective, saying the “circuit-breaker” has been “enormously…

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Queensland’s Chief Health Officer Jeannette Young has defended the three-day lockdown across Greater Brisbane, as the state records three new cases of COVID-19.
Key points:

  • Dr Young says the three-day Greater Brisbane lockdown has been “enormously successful”
  • The partner of a hotel cleaner is included today’s COVID-19 case tally
  • Authorities are still waiting on the results of genomic testing to know if the man has the UK variant

Dr Young said the lockdown was needed to immediately and quickly manage…

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