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COVID-19 update: Sydney opens new walk-in vaccine clinics

Polisi waonekana nje ya jengo ambalo liko chini ya makatazo yakutoka, katika mtaa wa Devitt Street, katika kitongoji cha Magharibi Sydney cha Blacktown Source: AAP Image/Mick Tsikas

This is your update on the Coronavirus in Australia for 27 July 2021.

  • Walk-in vaccine clinics are open in Western Sydney.
  • Victoria and SA end lockdown at midnight.
  • No new cases in SA and Queensland.
  • The vaccination rate is worryingly low for the over 60s.

New South Wales 

New South Wales has recorded 172 new locally acquired cases, with at least 60 in the community while infectious. An apartment block is in Blacktown under police guard after six residents tested positive to COVID-19.

NSW Health offers AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to all community members aged 40 years and over at walk-in clinics across the Merrylands and Guilford areas in Western Sydney.

From tomorrow, over 18s can get the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine from pharmacists, says Premier Gladys Berejiklian urging everyone to get vaccinated as soon as possible.


Victoria has recorded 10 new locally cases, all in quarantine while infectious. The fifth lockdown is due to end at 11:59 pm AEST tonight, but some restrictions will remain for another two weeks.

Victorians are not allowed to have visitors in their homes, public gatherings are limited to 10 people, and mandatory face mask restrictions remain. Find here the latest COVID-19 restrictions.

Last 24 hours around Australia
  • Wagga Wagga, Hay, Lockhart and Murrumbidgee are no longer included in Victoria’s cross-border bubble arrangement with NSW.
  • Only about 15 per cent of over 60s have been fully vaccinated, according to Commonwealth data.



Quarantine, travel, testing clinics and pandemic disaster payment

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

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:

South Australia 
Western Australia 
Northern Territory 

Pandemic disaster payment information in each state and territory:

South Australia 
Western Australia 
Northern Territory

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