Scott Morrison says return to zero Covid unlikely, lockdowns after 70 per cent vaccination do 'more harm than good'

Doug Dingwall
By Doug Dingwall
Updated August 23 2021 - 12:51am, first published August 22 2021 - 12:00am
Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

It is highly unlikely the nation will return to zero Covid cases despite strict lockdowns attempting to control the spread of the Delta variant, Prime Minister Scott Morrison says.

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Doug Dingwall

Doug Dingwall

Public Service Editor

Doug Dingwall is The Canberra Times' Public Service Editor. He writes about government and federal politics, and edits The Public Sector Informant. He has an interest in integrity and industrial relations. Previously he worked at The Examiner in Launceston, where he won a Tasmanian Human Rights Award in 2016 for his reporting. Contact him on doug.dingwall@canberratimes.com.au

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