Health care workers administer Covid-19 tests at a drive-through testing clinic at Bondi Beach in Sydney. Photo: EPA-EFE
Health care workers administer Covid-19 tests at a drive-through testing clinic at Bondi Beach in Sydney. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: Australia ‘not likely’ to enter Christmas lockdown, despite surge in cases

  • New South Wales reported a record 2,566 cases but Health Minister Greg Hunt said the high vaccination rate means Australia is well prepared
  • While officials are reportedly under pressure to reintroduce mask mandates, state premier Dominic Perrottet said the state will not reimpose curbs

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Health care workers administer Covid-19 tests at a drive-through testing clinic at Bondi Beach in Sydney. Photo: EPA-EFE
Health care workers administer Covid-19 tests at a drive-through testing clinic at Bondi Beach in Sydney. Photo: EPA-EFE
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