Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has foreshadowed a shake-up of COVID-19 hotel quarantine to include tighter rules around mask wearing.
Ahead of today’s release of a report into the coronavirus cluster at Brisbane’s Hotel Grand Chancellor, Ms Palaszczuk said a highly infectious strain of the virus was circulating in hotel corridors.
Six people were infected with the UK strain of the virus last month, including a hotel quarantine cleaner, sparking a three-day lockdown of Greater Brisbane.
Ms Palaszczuk is expected to today recommend stricter measures for guests in hotel quarantine.
“Of course there are issues about in the corridor, this virus is actually circulating in the corridors,” she told Channel Nine’s Today show.
“So it’s a…