29 homes sprayed with 57 to go in Zika operation
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.
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.