Covid Australia: Queensland’s borders to remain closed until country reaches 90 percent vaccination

Annastacia Palaszczuk joins paranoid premiers club: Queensland will follow WA by refusing to open its borders ‘until Australia reaches 90 per cent Covid vaccination’ – which should NEVER happen


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Queensland will follow in Western Australia’s footsteps by refusing to open its borders until Australia has achieved a 90 percent double dose of Covid vaccination.

Annastacia Palasczczuk has become the second prime minister, after Mark McGowan, who refused to agree to the national cabinet’s plan to reopen state borders once 80 percent of the Australian population is fully vaccinated.

It is clear that the cabinet will support the 90 percent threshold after the two heads of state reject the deal courier post reports.

Under the federal government’s four-stage plan, Covid restrictions will be eased once 70 percent of the population is fully vaccinated, a milestone expected to be reached on Nov. 2.

Later that month, when vaccination rates are expected to reach 80 percent, restrictions at state borders will be eased to allow interstate travel for vaccinated Australians.

But the Premiers of Queensland and WA have both disputed the accuracy of the Doherty Institute’s modeling on which the national plan is based.

More to come.

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