A cleaner who tested positive for coronavirus in a Brisbane hotel has been confirmed as having the UK strain of the virus.

The UK strain of the virus has been proven to spread quicker than the previous COVID-19 strains.

As a result aged care facilities have been placed in lockdown across Greater Brisbane, including Metro North, Metro South and West Moreton Hospital and Health Services.

Visits to hospitals and disability accommodation has also been banned.

Here's one of our favourite moments from Robin Terry & Kip!