ACT will aim higher on Covid vaccination rates to stave off interstate outbreak risk

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
August 21 2021 - 2:00pm
Chief Minister Andrew Barr, who is concerned other states could move to relax restrictions before effective vaccination coverage is achieved. Picture: Karleen MInney

The ACT will aim higher than national vaccine targets amid concerns other states could move to relax restrictions before achieving effective protection against the coronavirus.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined the Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine on Saturdays. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.

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