Milestone for Territory Vaccine Rollout

NT Government

The Northern Territory has achieved a key milestone in the vaccine rollout with more than 100,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine administered across the Northern Territory.

The Territory Labor Government continues to lead the nation in its vaccination rollout, with 16.4 per cent of Territorians fully vaccinated, compared to the national average at 8.4% per cent.

Since the vaccine rollout launched in February there have been 103,176 doses recorded and more than 31,000 Territorians are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

In addition, the new Darwin COVID-19 Vaccination Centre based in Marrara will open on Wednesday 7 June.

The COVID-19 Vaccination Centre will be open for extended hours and on weekends and vaccinate people based on Pfizer vaccine supply

Seven additional GP locations are coming online to administer the vaccine across the Territory in July.

The remote vaccine rollout is progressing well with 32 per cent of remote Territorians who have received their first dose and 13 per cent now fully vaccinated.

This means 5980 first doses and 2422 second doses have been administered to Territorians in remote communities.

This week remote NT Health clinics will be operating in communities including Nyirripi, TiTree, Yuendumu, Yuelamu, Maningrida, Numbulwar and Peppimenarti.

Outstanding vaccination rates were reported in Maningrida over the weekend with approximately 750 doses administered.

Aboriginal Medical Services have delivered more than 8000 vaccine doses to Territorians.

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