Australian cases of Covid-19 drop to a minimum during the battle against the third wave

CANBERRA: Australia reported the fewest daily cases of Covid-19 in recent weeks as the country continues to battle the third wave of infections.
There were 1,115 new locally acquired cases and five deaths from the pandemic reported across Australia on Sunday morning.
Most of the new cases have occurred in Victoria, the second most populous state in the country with Melbourne as its capital, where 905 cases and four deaths have been reported.
As of Saturday, 90.4 percent of Australians aged 16 and over had received a dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, and 83 percent had been fully inoculated, according to the Department of Health.
More than 250,000 Australians have had a third recall shot.
While the launch of the booster accelerates the Minister of Health Greg Hunt on Sunday he said the government would not change its definition of “fully vaccinated”.
“Professor’s advice at this stage Brendan Murphy‘s Scientific and Technical Advisory Group is that you are considered fully vaccinated with two doses, “he said Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) television.


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