Southeast Qld, Townsville locked down

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* Restrictions apply for Brisbane, Ipswich, Logan City, Moreton Bay, Redlands, Sunshine Coast, Noosa, Somerset, Lockyer Valley, the Scenic Rim, the Gold Coast, Townsville, Magnetic Island and Palm Island.

* The lockdown comes into effect at 6pm on Tuesday and will lift at 6pm on Friday, unless the situation worsens.

* Residents can only leave home for essential shopping, exercising, essential work or study that cannot be done from home, caregiving or to access healthcare, including getting vaccinated against COVID-19.

* Face masks are compulsory in all indoor non-residential settings, including workplaces, and at organised outdoor events.

* Visitors to households limited to two, including children.

* Restaurants and cafes will only be allowed to provide takeaway and home delivery.

* All non-essential shops must close.

* Cinemas, entertainment venues and recreational venues, beauty and personal care services, gyms and places of worship must close.

* QR codes will be mandatory for all venues, including when picking up takeaway food.

* Only 10 people will be allowed to attend weddings and no dancing or singing is allowed.

* Only 20 people will be allowed to attend a funeral.

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