Sydney, Australia, New South Wales got declared the new hotspot of the coronavirus. The Prime Minister of the State of Queensland, Annastacia Palaszczuk, revealed the latest information.
"Queensland will close its borders to all of Greater Sydney. From 1 am Saturday, more hotspots will be declared, and no one from Sydney will be allowed into Queensland," Palaszczuk wrote on Twitter.
She said Queensland residents would be able to return from Sydney. Upon entering the state, they have to stay in a hotel for two weeks and cover self-insulation costs.
On July 28, 63 schools in Victoria, Australia, closed due to a sharp rise in coronavirus infection cases.