Australia’s first dose of the Pfizer vaccine administered; Victoria records no new COVID-19 cases as $143 million support package announced for businesses impacted by recent lockdown
New South Wales has marked its 35th day of zero community transmission, as “green zone” flights from New Zealand to NSW return to the skies.
Three new cases were recorded in hotel quarantine in the latest reporting period, while 13,586 tests were undertaken across the state.
NSW Health is currently treating 19 COVID-19 cases, none of whom are in intensive care.
Three vaccination hubs will be operational from tomorrow morning, at Liverpool, Royal Prince Alfred and Westmead hospitals. Around 35,000 frontline workers will receive their first vaccination in the first three weeks.
Flights from New Zealand to NSW resumed from 12.01am today. All passengers who have been in Auckland for any period over the past 14 days must provide evidence at check-in of a negative test conducted within 72 hours of the scheduled flight departure.