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UPDATE 1 -  COVID-19 (Novel coronavirus)


Media Statement from Mayor Keith Campbell

South Burnett Regional Council Mayor Keith Campbell has advised that a meeting was convened this morning in response to the current and future impact of the coronavirus known as COVID-19.

Mayor Campbell said, “The Local Disaster Management Group known as the LDMG will move to an official status of “Lean Forward”, to ensure that all agencies within our region work together to prepare and respond, if and when required. The LDMG’s role, in this case, is to ensure that we support Queensland Health as the lead agency and make certain that a whole of government response is provided for our people and community.”

Mayor Keith Campbell will deliver a media statement later today providing an update to residents on the current COVID-19 situation in the South Burnett.