Long Queues Outside Brisbane Supermarket Ahead of COVID-19 Lockdown

Shoppers flocked to Brisbane supermarkets on Friday, January 8, after the Queensland government announced a three-day lockdown in response to new COVID-19 infections.

This video uploaded to Instagram shows dozens of shoppers clamouring for groceries at a Woolworths supermarket.

Earlier on Friday morning, Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced a three-day lockdown for the greater Brisbane area. The announcement came after a hotel quarantine worker contracted the highly infectious UK strain of COVID-19. Credit: thataussiemum via Storyful