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Better get to it and get vaxxed, Aussies, or you’re staying in lockdown

Scott Morrison says it cannot go on forever, but wants 70% vaccinated before he considers bending the rules

Lidia Kelly

Australia will stick to its lockdown strategy against the coronavirus until at least 70% of its population is fully vaccinated, but after that it will have to start living with the virus, prime minister Scott Morrison said on Sunday.

The country set a record with 914 infections, its highest daily figure, as New South Wales, Victoria and the Australian Capital Territory remain under a strict lockdown.

“You can’t live with lockdowns forever and at some point you need to make that gear change, and that is done at 70%," Morrison said on the Australian Broadcasting Corp’s Insider programme...

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