September 24, 2021

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Sydney raises a “national emergency”

Outbreak in Sydney “National Emergency“, Is estimated to be local authorities on Friday 23 July, while the first Australian city has identified new cases registered so far.

Realizing that a month’s imprisonment had failed to stop the progress of the highly contagious delta variant, the state of New South Wales, the capital of Sydney, urged federal capital to send vaccines and resources urgently.

Declaring a state of national emergency would allow for greater involvement of federal officials in this crisis. “Before the nation, we have a duty to control the virusNew South Wales Premier Gladys Periglion said. “The numbers are not pointing in the right direction.

“Zero Cases” Strategy

Heads of State Health Services “He told us that the situation (…) is considered a national emergencyNew South Wales announced Friday that 136 new cases had been identified in 24 hours, a record since the outbreak began in June, when 1,782 people were infected in the state.

Australia has long been praised for its early good results in dealing with the epidemic, mainly caused by the most severe border closures on the Great Continent. The number of current pollutants may seem to be very low compared to the number of cases in other large countries. But this is a challenge for Australia, which has chosen a strategyZero cases», With a very slow vaccination campaign (12% of the population is vaccinated).

Half of the 25 million Australians are currently locked up. Gladys decides to have a prejudice government. “ModificationVacc its vaccination policy.

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