Those who have postponed receiving the coronavirus vaccination waiting for Pfizer Jab will have no excuses in the coming weeks.
500,000 doses of Pfizer vaccine secured by the federal government from Singapore are now being shipped nationwide after approval by the Therapeutic Goods Department.
The first supply of vaccines from the UK will arrive in Sydney on Sunday night, more than the originally expected 190,000 doses, more than 450,000 doses, with the remaining 4 million contracts arriving in September. Was agreed on.
Additional supplies support a national COVID-19 compliance program to meet 70% and 80% vaccination targets to allow restrictions to be relaxed.
So far, more than 35% of the eligible population over the age of 16 have been fully vaccinated with two doses.
However, there remains controversy over the vaccine goals set in the plan.
Western Australia’s Prime Minister Mark Magawan said the vaccination rate should be 80-90% before setting a date to end the limit on Sunday, and will not open the border in a hurry for a long time. I have insisted.
“Besides COVID, which appears to infect New South Wales liberal politicians, there appear to be other illnesses that others may want COVID,” McGowan said.
“I can’t think of why I want to import here for the rest of my life. Before that, I can vaccinate as many people as possible.”
Queensland Prime Minister Anastasia Parasek has expressed similar resistance to automatically opening borders when vaccination reaches 80%.
Tasmania’s Prime Minister Peter Gutwein said he had the ambition to reach 90%, but said he would follow national planning targets of 70% and 80%.
“But in terms of opening at 80%, this is one thing we absolutely want to make clear to Tasmanians. We are not going to open the border at times that endanger our health.” He said.
New South Wales reported 1485 new virus and three deaths on Sunday, killing 126 people.
The three included women in their 50s and men and women in their 70s.
Victoria recorded another 183 new virus cases on Sunday. Of these, 101 are associated with known cases and outbreaks.
ACT, the third jurisdiction of the blockade, reported 15 new cases. This was less than half of the 32 records reported the day before.
Queensland has recorded one new case of the mother of a 4-year-old girl who has already been tested positive for the virus.
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