Victoria, NSW to lift most curbs once vaccination goals are met
The Straits Times|October 25, 2021
Both states set to hit 90% inoculation rates by December; Canberra begins ad campaign to spur take-up for jabs

SYDNEY The authorities in Australia’s Victoria state outlined yesterday what life would look like when the state reaches vaccination rates of 80 per cent and 90 per cent.

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews said there would be a “fundamental change” to health restrictions at a 90 per cent rate of vaccination, which is predicted to come around Nov 24.

“There will be no caps anywhere,” he said. “Masks will only be required in high-risk indoor settings – for instance, public transport, prisons, hospitals, aged care.”

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