Further easing of Coronavirus restrictions this weekend

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced several coronavirus restrictions will be eased across the state from this weekend.

Ms Palaszczuk said gathering limits at homes would be increase from 50 to 100 people and the number of people who could gather outside would increase from 100 to 500 from 1:00am on Saturday.

The number of people at camping sites will increase from one person per 2 square metres to no limit.

Lift capacity will also increase from four people to six.

Ms Palaszczuk said the easing was in time for upcoming school holidays.

Queensland at a glance:

"It means Easter camping holidays with more friends, more business for our tourism operators and more money in tourism towns," she said.

"It also makes the return to workplaces and greater numbers of workers in our CBD more likely, pumping more money into sandwich bars and coffee shops who've been missing their customers."

She said it was more evidence of Queenslanders lives and economy returning to normal.

"Anzac Day is back to normal… weddings and funerals can be attended by greater numbers," Ms Palaszczuk said.

"This is not the case in every state.

"Our excellent health response is making our economic recovery that much faster and stronger."

Queensland has recorded five new cases of coronavirus overnight, acquired overseas and detected in hotel quarantine.

Meanwhile, 13,989 frontline health and hotel quarantine workers have been vaccinated, including 1,993 in the past 24 hours.

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