One million additional doses of Pfizer are on their way to Australia, thanks to a new deal struck with Poland.
The federal government has announced that the doses will begin arriving from tonight, and will be rolled out as soon as possible.
It’s understood New South Wales will likely receive a bigger portion of the doses, as the state continues to struggle through a worsening outbreak of the Delta variant.
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Prime Minister Scott Morrison says these doses are extra supplies, and ‘doses of hope’ for Australia.
The Prime Minister also issued a plea to Sydney-siders to stay at home and get vaccinated when they can.
He insists that ‘suppression and vaccination’ are the only strategies to get us out of the pandemic.