February 22, Kathmandu
Vaccination against Covid-19 has officially begun in Australia, which has announced strict lockdown and bans to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Thousands of doses of the vaccine developed by Pfizer have arrived in Australia. Prime Minister Scott Morrison has already vaccinated against Covid-19 on Sunday.
Australia is preparing to vaccinate frontline health workers and the elderly in the first phase. Today, A 22-year-old nurse has been given her first vaccine at a special ceremony held at the Garan Surge Center in Canberra, Australia.
Australian Health Minister Greg Hunt was also present at the ceremony. The Garan Surge Center is a center for coronavirus testing and vaccination against Covid-19.
Speaking to reporters on the occasion, Health Minister Greg Hunt said the government was working to vaccinate as many Australians as possible. Four thousand doses of the vaccine were provided at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and Flinders Medical Center. The state is preparing to vaccinate about 12,000 people within the first three weeks.