Another shipment of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine has touched down in Australia and will be among the 300,000 vaccine doses set to be distributed across the country over the next ten days.
The arrival of the Pfizer vaccine comes just two days after the Astra Zeneca jabs arrived down under.
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He said the vaccines will be distributed to the states within the next 10 days.
NSW is expected to receive 86,000 doses, while Queensland will get another 57,000 doses.
It means more than 730,000 COVID-19 vaccines have now arrived in Australia.
“We expect continuity of supply and then in late March, as previously indicated, approximately a million doses per week,” Minister Hunt said.
Despite fears the country was falling behind its initial target of vaccinating all Australians by October, Minister Hunt said he remains confident they are still on track.
“What this is about is a ramp up, and we will see progressively with the arrival of new doses