NSW Hits 1259 New COVID Cases & 12 Deaths


  • NSW has hit a vaccination milestone as the state recorded 1259 new Covid cases and 12 deaths.
  • Premier Gladys Berejiklian announced NSW had reached its 80 per cent single dose vaccination milestone on Monday, with 47.5 per cent of adults double dosed.
  • At the current rate, the state should reach a 70 per cent full vaccination rate by October 12, and its 80 per cent target two weeks later.

NSW has hit a vaccination milestone as the state recorded 1259 new cases and 12 deaths, reports The Daily Telegraph.

NSW’s COVID Highlights

  • NSW has recorded 1259 new cases and twelve deaths, but has hit the milestone of 80 per cent of the population having one Covid jab dose.
  • Curfew will be scrapped in the 12 LGAs of concern from tonight as a reward for high jab rates and “stabilisation” in case numbers, Gladys Berejiklian said.
  • NSW officials are seeing legal advice around what penalties and frameworks can be brought in around making vaccinations compulsory for staff and diners at restaurants, cafes and other venues. The Premier clarified unvaccinated people would not be allowed to dine out.
  • A mum and her seven week-old baby have been turned away from a mass vaccination hub over safety concerns.
  • QLD has recorded 0 cases and made Pfizer available for over 60s, meaning everyone over 16 can get a jab.
  • VIC recorded 423 cases, Shepparton has come out of lockdown but Ballarat is in lockdown from tonight.
  • ACT has 13 new cases and won’t bring in vaccination passports.

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Source : The Daily Telegraph


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