Australia news live: Pfizer vaccine approved in Australia; no new local Covid cases in NSW and Victoria

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Late February vaccine rollout planned. Meanwhile, South Australian authorities issue warnings as bushfires erupt in Adelaide Hills. Follow all the latest updates, live

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12.06am GMT

New South Wales has recorded no new locally acquired cases of Covid-19.

There were three cases reported in hotel quarantine.

Low testing numbers remain a concern. We are strongly urging people across the state to come forward for testing with even the mildest of symptoms.

High testing rates are essential to give us confidence that no cases are going undetected in the community.

12.01am GMT

Some good news: the emergency warning for the Cherry Gardens fire in the Adelaide Hills has been downgraded to a watch and act.

#Bushfire Watch and Act for #CHERRY_GARDENS,_HICKS_HILL_ROAD #fire. Take action now as this bushfire may threaten your safety. If you are not prepared, leave now and if the path is clear, go to a safer place. #WAM ID=0005369 #SAFires https://t.co/ZcYK3e1GI9 pic.twitter.com/QTlSg3KGHL

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