Digital Desk, Canberra. Australia has set a new record by giving corona vaccine to 90% of people aged 16 years and above. Prime Minister Scott Morrison made this announcement on Friday. He told the media that all states and territories are on track to achieve the 80 percent complete vaccination target by the end of 2021, the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) of Victoria and New South Wales, reported Xinhua news agency. have already achieved, all faced strict lockdown between August and October.
Morrison said, we are going to be included in the list of people who have got the most vaccinations in the world. This is one of the best records for saving lives in the world. Health Minister Greg Hunt called it an extraordinary achievement on Thursday, expecting the 90 percent milestone. More than 1,400 local infections were reported in Australia on Friday, raising the total number of cases to 187,041.
So the number of people who died there has now gone up to 1,873. Coronavirus restrictions were further eased on Friday in Australia’s capital, Canberra. With Australia gradually reopening its international borders, Finance Minister Simon Birmingham said international students would be able to enter every state by the end of the year. “We want to move through these phases of reopening international borders as quickly as possible,” he told Sky News. We expect to see movement towards the end of the year and international students, especially those in larger states, should look forward to the start of the next semester.