LATEST COVID-19 DEVELOPMENTS:
* Two aged individuals in a Queensland aged care house have been given 4 occasions the correct quantity of the coronavirus vaccine.
* The 88-year-old man and 94-year-old girl, each residents on the Holy Spirit Nursing House in Carseldine, are being monitored however are exhibiting no indicators of an adversarial response.
* Federal Well being Minister Greg Hunt on Wednesday confirmed the physician who administered the doses had not accomplished the necessary coaching.
* The physician is not concerned within the vaccine rollout and can be reported to the nationwide regulator. They have been contracted by Healthcare Australia, the corporate which is endeavor vaccinations for the federal authorities.
* Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has written to Prime Minister Scott Morrison asking for a nationwide cupboard assembly as quickly as doable, to know what occurred.
* Victoria has gone 5 days with out recording a coronavirus case.
* The NSW premier says the state is “almost there” in restoring full freedoms to its residents however shouldn’t deal with the rollout of vaccinations as a licence for complacency.
* South Australia is permitting individuals again on the dancefloor and can drop its remaining border restrictions with Victoria from Friday.
* New Zealand arrivals to Queensland must endure quarantine from 6pm on Wednesday as a consequence of elevated transmission throughout the Tasman.
* Treasurer Josh Frydenberg believes most individuals can be off the JobKeeper program by the top of March, making it not match for goal.
AUSTRALIAN CORONAVIRUS NUMBERS:
* There have been two new virus circumstances recorded in Australia on Wednesday; one every in NSW and SA. Each have been in resort quarantine.
* The nationwide dying toll is 909: Victoria 820, NSW 56, Tasmania 13, WA 9, Queensland 6, SA 4, ACT 3. (Two Queensland residents who died in NSW have been included within the official tolls of each states).
GLOBAL CORONAVIRUS NUMBERS:
* Instances: at the very least 112,108,142
* Deaths: at the very least 2,485,368
* Recovered: at the very least 63,295,140.
Knowledge present as of 1730 AEDT on February 24, taking in federal and state/territory authorities updates, Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Useful resource Centre figures.
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