No new cases recorded in Queensland

No new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in Queensland for the third consecutive day, Premier Annastacia Palaczszuk has announced.

There were also no new cases among returned travellers.

Over the past 24 hours 5348 tests were conducted with the state currently managing 70 active cases.

The premier urged Queenslanders to maintain their social distancing and hygiene while stressing the importance of getting tested if anyone experiences symptoms. 

Masks will remain mandatory statewide until Thursday, April 15 and visitors to aged care, disability accommodation services, hospitals and correctional facilities are restricted across the state.

Queenslanders are free to travel throughout the state however restrictions still apply for people travelling to some other states.

The Northern Territory and ACT have eased their travel restrictions while NSW and Victoria require travellers from Queensland to get tested and self-isolate until a negative COVID test is received.

Tasmania and South Australia also eased their restrictions on Saturday, and no longer require quarantine upon entry. Queensland residents will still need to be tested upon arrival in South Australia.

Anyone who has been at any high-risk premises in Queensland is not permitted to enter Tasmania, unless approved as an essential traveller. 

A hard border still applies in Western Australia and Queenslanders cannot enter WA without an exemption and must self-quarantine at a suitable premises for 14 days.

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