Covid cases have dropped again in NSW with just 587 recorded on the day the state reached 70 per cent vaccination, and Premier Dominic Perrottet used the chance to lower restrictions after lockdown.
NSW has recorded 667 new Covid cases and ten deaths as the states major 70 per cent double dose milestone is set to be hit in coming days.
More than 80 per cent of eligible Canadians over the age of 12 have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to CTV News' coronavirus vaccination tracker.
Australia's vaccination rollout is speeding up to other nations after a troubled start. A graph by shows how the jab program Down Under has impressively caught up to the United States.
Ottawa is requiring federal employees, including members of the military, be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the end of this month.
With 80 per cent of NSW now fully vaccinated, Chief Medical Officer Paul Kelly confirmed its hotspot title will no longer apply, which means Covid support payments will also end.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced on Wednesday that Australia has reached 80 per cent of the population aged over 16 having received a first dose of a Covid-19 vaccination.
NSW is likely to hit the crucial 80 per cent vaccination target just days after the state's 'Freedom Day' - triggering even more freedoms for Sydneysiders emerging from lockdown.
NSW recorded 580 new Covid-19 cases and 11 deaths with the source of the new Delta strain revealed as the state hit its 90 per cent first dose milestone.
Qantas boss Alan Joyce has revealed Australians travelling overseas will be required to undergo four Covid-19 test and carry proof of vaccination status.
NSW has recorded 608 new Covid cases and seven deaths on Tuesday while numbers continue to plummet ahead of the state's reopening next week
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