Brisbane hotel guests moved as UK strain linked to six COVID cases

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Genomic testing of all the cases found the links between all six.

“These are the UK traveller and his partner, the hotel cleaner and her partner, and the man and his daughter from Lebanon who we told you about yesterday,” Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said.

The Hotel Grand Chancellor has been linked to the UK strain of coronavirus.
The Hotel Grand Chancellor has been linked to the UK strain of coronavirus. (Getty)

“So all six have a connection to the Grand Chancellor Hotel.”

As a precautionary measure, all guests in quarantine at the Grand Chancellor are being moved to other hotels.

And 250 guests who were in the hotel previously will be tested and quarantined.

Only two new cases of coronavirus have been diagnosed in Queensland in the past 24 hours, both in hotel quarantine.

Ms Palaszczuk said it comes after 20,615 tests were conducted yesterday.

“So once again,…



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