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.
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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.
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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.
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 permit, Overseas 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.
- News and information over 60 languages at sbs.com.au/coronavirus
- Relevant guidelines for your state or territory: NSW, Victoria, Queensland, Western Australia, South Australia, Northern Territory, ACT, Tasmania.
- Information about the COVID-19 vaccine in your language.
Visit the translated resources published by NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service:
Testing clinics in each state and territory:
Pandemic disaster payment information in each state and territory: