Australia Covid Live Update: Queensland Prepares for More Cases on First Full Day of Lockdown; Sydney authorities in law enforcement enforcement

Australia Covid Live Update: Queensland Prepares for More Cases on First Full Day of Lockdown;  Sydney authorities in law enforcement enforcement0

Queensland authorities expect the number of cases and exposure sites to increase today as three million across the state begin their first full day in detention. Follow all the news of the day

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12.02 a. M. BST

The deputy prime minister, Barnaby joyce, says it is unfair for critics to give the Morrison government a “history lesson” about the launch of the vaccine.

Joyce has also defended Scott morrison for publicly applauding the New South Wales government for resisting a total shutdown when the Covid-19 case numbers were on the rise in June. Joyce said leaders were faced with “a dynamic environment where, of course, you learn things all the time.”

We learn from them … If the prime minister says, you know, that he takes into account that he’s learning things as he goes to do a better job tomorrow, well that’s what we all expect from him.. And I think it’s an admirable trait, good for him.

What I want is a better future, what others want, I am sure we will get it from our colleagues across the hall, who will give us a history lesson. Nobody lives there, we live today and in the future.

11.51 p. M. BST

A Sydney man has raised concerns about the Australian Immunization Registry after it was falsely registered as fully vaccinated against Covid-19, before receiving his first puncture.

Christopher Knaus reports:

When Sydney bus driver Ke Hua showed up at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital last week for his Covid-19 vaccination, he received shocking news.

The nurses told him that he was already fully vaccinated.

Related: A Sydney man said he was fully vaccinated, despite not receiving a single Covid puncture

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