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12/12/2021, 5:44 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Australia nears 90% COVID vaccine coverage

Australia has vaccinated almost 90% of its population over the age of 16 against COVID-19, according to official figures published on Sunday. Currently, 18,394,068 people or 89.2% in that age group have received both doses.

19,241,912 people have had at least one dose, representing 93.3% of people over the age of 16. Meanwhile, 687,067 people have been immunized more than two times. Australia decided to cut down the delay between the second dose and the booster shot from six to five months as it strives to control the pandemic amid the rise of the Omicron variant.

Baha Breaking the News (BBN) / DJ