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Australia No new cases in Qld amid new vaccine drive

04:16  15 september  2021
04:16  15 september  2021 Source:   aap.com.au

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Queensland has no new COVID cases after a doctor became infected in a Brisbane hospital. Group 1a, which includes frontline healthcare and quarantine workers, and aged care residents, is set to be fully vaccinated by March 30. The first vaccine hub on the Gold Coast, and hubs in the Torres Strait, have also started to vaccinate people in group 1b. Ms D'Ath said that's because the Pfizer vaccine can't be stored after being defrosted, so Queensland Health has been giving doses to other workers if frontline workers aren't immediately available.

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The Queensland government will ramp up its vaccine rollout as more Pfizer supplies arrive after no new local COVID-19 cases emerged in the state.

a group of people standing in front of a sign: All Queensland's state-run vaccination hubs will accept walk-ins on Saturday and Sunday. © Darren England/AAP PHOTOS All Queensland's state-run vaccination hubs will accept walk-ins on Saturday and Sunday.

Queensland recorded no new virus cases after more than 15,800 tests in the 24 hours to 6.30am on Wednesday.

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says with the risk of spread from the NSW outbreak it's still critical for people to get vaccinated as soon as possible.

Queensland Health delivered a daily record of 24,947 vaccines on Tuesday, with 57.12 per cent of eligible people in the state having had one dose and 38.78 per cent fully vaccinated.

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The premier says the state will launch "a super weekend for vaccinations", with all 80 state-run community vaccination hubs accepting walk-ins on Saturday and Sunday.

"Last week, we put 146,182 doses into the strong arms of Queenslanders, 189,450 Pfizer doses arrived on Monday: Let's use the lot," she told parliament on Wednesday.


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"Like they say at the Ekka - Roll up! Roll up! Roll up to the vaccination clinic, roll up to your GP, roll up to your pharmacy, roll up your sleeves and take your best shot.

"Other states have to fight just to get a taste of freedom, we have to fight to hold on to ours."

Queensland's Pfizer supplies from the Commonwealth are also ramping up, with the premier saying government hubs will be able to offer that jab to people over the age of 60 this weekend.

Until now, that age group have only been offered the Vaxzevria vaccine, previously known as AstraZeneca.

Ms Palaszczuk said offering people vaccine choice will help lift vaccination coverage in her state.

"They said to me loud and clear they want to have a choice of vaccines well I say let's give it to them," she said.

Queensland also recorded one new overseas-acquired case in hotel quarantine on Wednesday.

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