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COVID-19 update: NSW passes the eight million vaccination mark, 39 per cent fully vaccinated in Victoria

People wearing face masks hold hands while walking through Carlton Gardens in Melbourne, Saturday, September 11, 2021. Source: AAP Image/James Ross

This is your update on the Coronavirus in Australia for 11 September 2021.

  • NSW Health urges regional residents to get tested
  • In Victoria, 39 per cent of the population fully vaccinated
  • ACT records 15 and Queensland five new community cases
New South Wales 

NSW has recorded 1,599 new locally acquired cases, and eight deaths.  There have been 170 COVID-19 related deaths since the start of this current outbreak.

Fragments of COVID-19 have been detected in sewage treatment plants in Byron Bay, Bangalow. Jindabyne, Harden, Moruya, Yass, Port Macquarie, Trangie and Young. This is of concern as no recent cases have been identified in these locations. Authorities are urging everyone to monitor for the onset of symptoms and get tested.

The state passed the eight million mark for vaccinations, with 44.5 per cent fully vaccinated residents.

Click to book your vaccine appointment today. 

Victoria

Victoria has recorded 450 new locally acquired cases, with more than 70 per cent cases in northern suburbs.

From Sunday 12 September, pregnant women, 24 weeks and onwards, will be eligible for priority vaccine bookings through state-run clinics.

Find a vaccination centre near you.                                                                                                               

Last 24 hours around Australia

  • The ACT is the first jurisdiction in Australia to vaccinate half of its population aged 16 and over.
  • More than 1,000 families are in quarantine as Brisbane records five locally acquired cases.
  • South Australia will make the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine available to all residents aged over 12 years, including those above 60, from 13 September.

Source: SBS
SBS

Quarantine, travel, testing clinics and pandemic disaster payment

Quarantine and testing requirements are managed and enforced by state and territory governments:

NSW Travel & transport and Quarantine
VIC Travel permitOverseas travellers and Quarantine
ACT Transport and Quarantine
NT Travel and Quarantine
QLD Travel and Quarantine
SA Travel and Quarantine
TAS Travel and Quarantine
WA Travel and Quarantine

If you want to travel overseas, you may be able to apply online for an exemption. Click here for more information about the conditions to leave Australia. There are temporary measures for international flights that are regularly reviewed by the government and updated on the Smart Traveller website.



Visit the translated resources published by NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service:

COVID-19 Vaccination Glossary
Appointment Reminder Tool.


Testing clinics in each state and territory:

NSW 
Victoria 
Queensland 
South Australia 
ACT 
Western Australia 
Tasmania
Northern Territory 


Pandemic disaster payment information in each state and territory:

NSW 
Victoria 
Queensland 
South Australia 
ACT 
Western Australia 
Tasmania
Northern Territory

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