Gladys HAS A curfew on areas of concern starting tonight – as state reports 1,259 cases, TWELVE deaths including a woman in her 30s and state reaches 80 per single dose milestone
- New South Wales achieves 80 percent single-dose vaccination coverage on Wednesday
- Accelerated rollout comes from the influx of jabs and community participation
- State will double 70 percent of vaccines in just 27 days
- NSW will then hit a magical 80 percent double vaxxed number on Oct. 23
- Figure will see the end of the lockdown and catering/shops open under restrictions
- Victoria is double vaccinated at 67.6 percent, while QLD is the lowest in the country at 57.1
New South Wales has gone beyond 80 per cent of vaccination coverage on the first dose as the state records 1,259 new cases of coronavirus and 12 deaths on Wednesday.
Prime Minister Gladys Berejiklian has announced that the curfew on the 12 worrying LGAs will be lifted from midnight as the state aims to unlock its residents.
The Covid outbreak in Sydney sparked a massive surge in shots with the 70 percent double dose threshold needed to lift the lockdown, predicted in just 27 days.
Pubs, restaurants and shops will open from mid-October, with people allowed to have five fully vaccinated friends indoors and gatherings of up to 20 outdoors.
New South Wales has gone beyond 80 per cent of vaccination coverage on the first dose as state records 1,259 new cases of coronavirus and 12 deaths on Wednesday
Prime Minister Gladys Berejiklian announced curfews on the 12 worrying LGAs will be lifted from midnight as the state aims to unlock its residents
New South Wales reached 80 percent of its first dose of vaccinations on Wednesday as state moves closer to ending lockdown and reopening borders
NSW will get 70 percent doubly vaccinated in 27 days on Oct. 11, which should mean lifting the lockdown in effect since June 25
STATE BY STATE FIRST DOSE PRICES
New South Wales – 79.5 percent
ACT – 75.9 percent
Victoria – 67.6 percent
Tasmania – 67.5 percent
Northern Territory – 60.6 percent
South Australia – 59.9 percent
Western Australia – 57.6 percent
Queensland – 57.1 percent
“I cannot stress enough how important it is for people to get vaccinated – if you haven’t had both doses of the vaccine by the time we hit the 70 percent milestone, you won’t be able to take advantage of these freedoms.” said Prime Minister. said Gladys Berejiklian.
The only other state or territory in the 1970s for the first vaccines is the ACT, which has distributed shots to 75.9 percent of the population.
Based on the current seven-day averages, the ACT will be the first to reach a double dose of 70 percent, which should fall within 24 days if the same trend continues.
NSW will double vaccinate 70 percent in 27 days on Oct. 11, lifting the lockdown in effect since June 25.
That milestone will see up to five fully vaccinated visitors allowed into homes where all adults are immunized, and 20 allowed to meet outside.
Hospitality and retail are allowed to open under the rule of one person per four square meters, while bars and restaurants are allowed to have one person per two square meters outside.
Gyms and indoor recreational facilities will also reopen for 70 percent, as will hairdressers and salons. They all fall under the category of one person per 4 m².
NSW should then be 80 percent doubly vaccinated 12 days later by October 23, where restrictions will ease further and sports stadiums will reopen.
A couple attends a vaccine pop-up clinic in Sydney’s inner-west Marrickville as state exceeds first 80 percent dose
Hospitality and retail locations are allowed to enter under the rule of one person per four square meters, while bars and restaurants are allowed one person per 2 square meters outside
NSW is moving towards the 70 percent double vaccination rate needed to end lockdowns and reopen businesses and borders
Victoria is the second best state with 67.6 percent of the population getting their first shot, and the 70 percent end-of-lockdown target falls on November 17.
That date should come forward as a large shipment of Pfizer vaccines is sent from the federal government to the Garden State, as announced Sunday.
According to current averages, Victoria will not reach 80 percent until December 9.
Queensland has the lowest vaccination rate in the country with just 57.1 percent of the population on a single dose, but seven-day averages will see them reach a 70 percent double dose before Victoria on Nov. 14.
Western Australia has the second-lowest vaccination rate at 57.6 percent, with national criticism directed at Prime Minister Mark McGowan for refusing to cooperate with other leaders and open up his state to the rest of the country.
The 70 percent milestone will see up to five double-vaxxed visitors allowed into homes where all adults are vaccinated, with 20 double-vaxxed allowed to meet outside