'We need to brace ourselves': New COVID cases expected
'We need to brace ourselves': New COVID cases expected
Bluesfest Gary Colby-Jones
31 March, 2021, 20:06
Health Minister Greg Hunt has stepped in as peacemaker between the states and some of his federal colleagues after they engaged in a stoush over the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. I think the figures speak for themselves.
NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard said he was "extremely angry".
"You get 45,000 items dumped on your front door at night and told, "you should have it out by the next morning", Mr Hazzard said.
Premier Gladys Berejiklian has said more than 7300 tests were conducted in NSW in that same period.
A few days later, you've got to know [what your] supply lines are and you've got to be able to work to those'.
"The fact that we do not have any unlinked community transmission in the south-east or in our state is absolutely encouraging news", she said. "And I do want to thank Queenslanders for coming out and doing that", she said.
The previous phase was meant to vaccinate aged care staff and residents, and frontline health workers and others involved in quarantine programs.
'There is now more community transmission, and these people have been out and about in the community, and that is of concern to Queensland Health, ' she said.
It would be good if the federal government took responsibility for something, ' Mr Albanese said.
On Monday, Palaszczuk said the "circuit breaker" lockdown was created to limit community transmission while the state's contact tracers identified potential close contacts.
"It is not appropriate that we wake up and find figures put into the media that haven't been shared with any state or territory governments (and) it is not appropriate those figures be put in a light that is quite misleading".
The Queensland premier remains concerned about supplies of vaccines and the nursing home rollout, both of which are in the hands of the Morrison government.
New South Wales won't close their border to Queensland until the situation becomes "dire" according to the NSW Cross-Border commissioner James McTavish.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison said more than 650,000 people had been vaccinated nationwide and that would hit one million next week, as he hinges economic recovery plans on the rollout.
Mr Littleproud said the Federal Government would be willing to surge resources to support states and territories in ramping up the rollout.
'We're on track for our first dose for everyone by October, ' he said.
A government spokesperson told AAP on Wednesday morning that more cases were expected to emerge as a second nurse at the Princess Alexandra Hospital has tested positive.
The decision comes after two confirmed cases from Queensland went to a number of venues in the Byron Bay area, infecting another man at one of those venues.
'Fingers crossed the QLD cases don't ruin it for us.
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and the state's health authorities are due to decide on a possible extension of the lockdown this evening, but previously warned a further escalation of cases could see the directive pushed back.
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