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Australia NSW to open its first mass vaccination hub with 30,000 jabbed a week

01:31  10 may  2021
01:31  10 may  2021 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

First South Australian mass COVID-19 vaccination hub opens at Adelaide Showground

  First South Australian mass COVID-19 vaccination hub opens at Adelaide Showground South Australia's first mass COVID-19 vaccination hub will open in Adelaide today as the state looks to boost its vaccine rollout.Today 150 emergency and frontline staff under the age of 50 will be vaccinated with the Pfizer vaccine at the Goyder Pavillion at the Adelaide Showground.

A mass Covid-19 vaccination hub will open in Sydney Olympic Park as the city keeps most of its coronavirus restrictions for another week . The NSW government expects the Homebush hub , opening on Monday and the first to open in the state, will have the capacity to administer 30 , 000 Covid-19 jabs per week . It will be staffed by hundreds of medical personnel and operate six days a week from 8am to 8pm in a specially-fitted commercial building. For its first two weeks , the hub will be open to people in categories 1a and 1b before expanding to anyone over 50 from May 24.

New South Wales will open its long-awaited mass coronavirus vaccination hub tomorrow, in a bid to double the amount of jabs distributed across the state every week to more than 60, 000 . An elderly woman in Western Australia has developed severe bruising after she received her first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine . Health authorities have not confirmed if the reaction is linked to the vaccine .

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A mass Covid-19 vaccination hub will open in Sydney Olympic Park as the city keeps most of its coronavirus restrictions for another week.

The NSW government expects the Homebush hub, opening on Monday and the first to open in the state, will have the capacity to administer 30,000 Covid-19 jabs per week.

It will be staffed by hundreds of medical personnel and operate six days a week from 8am to 8pm in a specially-fitted commercial building.

For its first two weeks, the hub will be open to people in categories 1a and 1b before expanding to anyone over 50 from May 24.

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NSW will open a mass vaccination hub to help aid the state’s COVID-19 jab rollout. The clinic, to be set up in Homebush, in Sydney’s west, will be able to administer 30 , 000 vaccines a week . Premier Gladys Berejiklian said in an announcement this afternoon the facility at would be open some time in A nice way to downplay the impact of this new facility in the works. The mass hub will be signficantly different in size and capabilities in comparison to existing local sites. What is the agenda at play here? While the national vaccination rollout is behind schedule, Ms Berejiklian said the state was on track

The NSW mass vaccination hub will open on May 10 as the government escalates efforts to distribute COVID-19 vaccines to six million people. Key points: The Premier is still encouraging those over the age of 50 to go their GP for the vaccine . The vaccination hub will be the only place in NSW where both The hub , located in Sydney Olympic Park, is expected to distribute half of the state's vaccines , with the remainder being administered at 100 other sites. Doors will open to vaccinate people who are eligible under Phase 1 of the rollout — frontline healthcare and quarantine workers and their families.

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Victoria has now streaked 25,300 vaccine doses ahead of NSW after bringing six mass vaccination hubs online across the state.

The hub opening comes fresh from the NSW government extending Greater Sydney's current restrictions for another week, except for mask usage in retail settings.

NSW Health on Sunday said it remains unsure how an infected east Sydney man caught the virus, which shared the same genomic sequencing as a returned traveller from the US in quarantine.

The man, in his 50s, subsequently infected his wife but no other close contacts to date.

Premier Gladys Berejiklian said she was 'keen to prevent a super-spreading event' given the 'missing link' between the two local cases was yet to be identified.

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SA's first mass vaccination hub will open today at the Adelaide Showground. It will first focus on vaccinating emergency services workers under 50. The site will eventually be able to offer 3, 000 jabs a week . The Goyder Pavillion at the Adelaide Showground will initially be a Pfizer specialist clinic, with young adults and people with existing medical conditions also to be included in early vaccinations . The hub will begin administering the AstraZeneca jab to over-50s from May 10. SA Premier Steven Marshall said bookings are essential, and can be made on the SA Health website. “People will book online

The mass vaccination hub in Sydney Olympic Park is set to open its doors tomorrow, which is expected to churn through around half of New South Wales ’ weekly COVID-19 jabs . An elderly woman in Western Australia has developed severe bruising after she received her first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine .

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It means for the next week household gatherings remain capped at 20 people, mask usage remains mandatory on public transport and indoor venues such as theatres and aged care homes, and singing and dancing remains mostly banned.

Hospitality patrons are still not permitted to drink while standing, although retail customers are no longer obliged to wear masks.

NSW recorded zero new locally-acquired Covid-19 cases in the 24 hours to 8pm on Saturday from more than 18,000 tests.

There were an additional six cases in returned travellers in hotel quarantine.

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Vaccination hub on track for more than 30,000 doses a week, NSW scouting second location .
Health Minister Brad Hazzard said investigations were being made regarding a possible second mass clinic "in or near Newcastle".NSW Health is looking to open a second mass vaccination clinic after its Sydney Olympic Park location administered a record number of vaccines on Monday.

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