200M ZONE from Globe Hotel. Photo Contributed
200M ZONE from Globe Hotel. Photo Contributed Contributed ROK250216azikamap1

29 homes sprayed with 57 to go in Zika operation

UPDATE 6.45pm: 

Public Health specialist teams in Rockhampton have sprayed the outside areas of 29  properties round the Globe Hotel area today following a confirmed case of Zica virus  in the area.

The teams operating under the power of a public health declaration  have also applied 24 internal sprays to homes on those properties during today's operation.

A spokesman said there were another 57 properties yet to be inspected in a 200 metre radius  around the hotel during the precautionary exercise.

 

EARLIER:

THIS is a bird's-eye view of Rockhampton's Zika virus zone, showing the area health authorities are spraying for mozzies.

Authorities are spraying within a 200m radius of The Globe Hotel after a man visiting the hotel was confirmed to have contracted the disease.


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