Relief for aged care residents in South East Queensland as restrictions are eased

Published on

Queensland’s Deputy Premier and Health Minister Steven Miles has confirmed an easing of restrictions for aged care homes in South East Queensland.

Restrictions on visitors to aged care homes on the Gold Coast and Darling Downs regions will be lifted, allowing for more people to gather in the residences.

Mr Miles thanked the families and grandparents who had been separated by the visitor ban, saying their sacrifices “really has kept our community safe”.

Restrictions remain in place for the Greater Brisbane area and West Moreton.

The state’s total number of cases remains at 1,149.