Australia Covid update live: NSW hits vaccination milestone, lifts western Sydney curfew; Victoria records 423 cases, ACT records 13

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Andrews also added that he is waiting on news from the federal government regarding how many new vaccine doses Victoria is set to receive in October, before he can set the state’s next vaccination target.

Until I get that I can’t settle on whether it is a target of 500,000 or another 1m or over what interval period.

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Andrews has confirmed, though, that authorities have reported Covid cases and wastewater detections in the Ballarat area.

As a result, from 11:59pm tonight, the city of Ballarat will have to go back into a lockdown for seven days.

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