House debates

Wednesday, 26 May 2021

Questions without Notice

COVID 19: Vaccination

2:08 pm

Photo of Greg HuntGreg Hunt (Flinders, Liberal Party, Minister for Health and Aged Care) Share this | Hansard source

of 104,000 vaccinations, but very significantly that includes two other critical figures. In our aged-care population, 95 per cent of facilities have already been vaccinated, and that includes 15 out of 15 in the local government area of Whittlesea, which have all had second doses. It also includes the fact that, as of today, 50 per cent of the over-seventies around Australia have been vaccinated. That is a fundamental and important protection because, as we expand our ability to be vaccinated, we start with the most vulnerable. We then work our way through, and what we see is that those in aged care have a 95 per cent vaccination facility— (Time expired)


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