Big changes to Qld restrictions
The risk of Covid-19 transmission at stadiums has resulted in major changes to restrictions in Queensland, including an extended mask mandate.
While density limits will ease across southeast Queensland on Friday morning, masks will remain mandatory for another seven days.
Indoor gathering caps will be increased from 30 to 100, and no cap will be enforced on outdoor gatherings, but stadiums greater than 20,000 seats will now only be able to operate at 75 per cent capacity and patrons must wear face masks at all times.
Before the last lockdown, Queenslanders only had to wear masks when entering and leaving the stadium.
But, having seen the transmission of the virus from the MCG in Melbourne, chief health officer Jeannette Young said punters would now need to wear their mask at all times,…