The Queensland government has provided more information on what businesses are required to close or limit their operations to slow the spread of COVID-19.
The new directive came into effect Monday and the non-essential businesses required to stop operating or operate under new restrictions are:
Registered and licensed clubs,
licensed premises in hotels, including sporting clubs
Indoor Gyms, fitness centres and sporting centres
Gambling venues including casinos,
nightclubs theatres and entertainment venues of any kind
A place where persons congregate for the purpose of worship or fellowship, including weddings, and baptisms
As for funerals, they are limited to one person per 4 square metres and social distancing must be accommodated including keeping 1.5 metres between people.
Restaurants, cafes, fast-food outlets, food courts (together retail food services) are restricted to take away or hotel room service
Retail food services that continue to operate must follow the below provisions:
Social distancing, including keeping 1.5 metres between people must be accommodated, implemented and monitored by employees or contractors of the retail food service provider, gathering for the purposes of ordering or collecting must not exceed one person per 4 square metres and the retail food service provider may only operate to the extent they are not promoting or facilitating persons consuming takeaway food or drink on or adjacent to their premises
The new orders delivered by Queenslands Chief Health Officer, Dr Jeannette Young under the Public Health Act 2005 (Qld) came into effect as of noon Monday March 23.
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