In case you haven’t seen it yet, Scott Morrison He has an opinion piece in the Daily Telegraph, which is behind a firewall, (Oz has that too) He talks about his new favorite streak – vaccination is the gold medal we should all look forward to too.
Australia would win a gold medal if working together was an Olympic event, so let’s beat the pandemic, he writes Scott Morrison. “
Happy Monday and welcome to August, even if we feel like we’ve never left 2020.
Parliament begins spring sessions tomorrow, but there is a bit of drama about what to do with South East Queensland MPs, who had been expecting to join the session but are now in the tightest Queensland lockdown of the year. Queensland It recorded nine locally acquired Covid cases on Sunday, its highest daily total this year, as it works to contain a delta-variable outbreak. All indications so far are that the lockdown will not be lifted at midnight on Tuesday as planned, and will be extended.
We’ll be watching that and of course in Sydney, Where vaccinations became the main focus.
Twelve residents of a Wyoming nursing home in Summer Hill (also known as Hardy Summer Hill) have been hospitalized after a worker there tested positive for the coronavirus in the community. This agent was asymptomatic and received his first vaccination. Twelve residents who tested positive for Covid have been hospitalized as a precaution. About 80% of the center’s population has been fully vaccinated.
Still in Sydney, about 300 Australian Defense Force personnel will join NSW Police on patrols southwest and west of Sydney as part of the eight-year Covid compliance push. Sydney Local government areas.
They will knock on the door on those under isolation orders and check that the stay-at-home orders are not being violated.
We’ll give you all about the situation with Covid in Australia, as well as some politics as we prepare for the next session. you have Amy Remakes with you for today.
ready? Let’s get into it.