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THE Premier said the government is working towards reopening international borders when the state reaches 80 percent double vaccination and will be trialing a home quarantine system beginning at the end of the month.
EVEN though there have been active cases of covid identified in the Upper Hunter and Singleton Shires and even though there have been venues of contact in Muswellbrook and Singleton,
THE Upper Hunter Shire Council is one of 12 local government areas which are no longer in lock down,
AT a 76.3 percent vaccination rate, the Upper Hunter Shire area is above the regional average of 73.7 percent and on track to be protected when restrictions lift and the virus spreads.
THIS morning Premier Gladys Berejiklian confirmed there would be law at 70 percent vaccination requiring all businesses to be vaccinated and most retail and hospitality venues will not be able to accept customers who are unvaccinated.
ANOTHER two cases have been identified in the Singleton Shire, bringing the current total to four cases.
THE state average for first vaccinations is now 78.8 percent and second doses 46.5 percent.
UPPER Hunter Member of Parliament, David Layzell has called for the government to release areas of the electorate from lockdown.
NSW contact tracers are no longer calling most individuals with covid, businesses are being asked to do their own contact tracing and NSW Fire and Ambulance services are concerned at the government’s plans to have 150 fire service staff support ambulance.