3 Aug 2021

Covid-19: Queensland extends lockdown

From Morning Report, 8:46 am on 3 August 2021

Queensland has extended its Covid-19 lockdown amid rising cases.

The Australian state recorded thirteen new communuity cases of the Delta variant on Monday.

Ten of those are children younger than nine, and are linked to a growing cluster involving several Brisbane schools. Authorities say more cases are expected to emerge.

ABC Brisbane correspondent Jessica Stewart spoke to Susie Ferguson.