NSW Government's Deal to Open Second COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Centre [Headlines] – Hope 103.2

NSW Government’s Deal to Open Second COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Centre [Headlines]

A former Bunnings Warehouse at Belmont in the Newcastle area will have the capacity for 20,000 doses a week. And other top stories.

By Hope 103.2Tuesday 8 Jun 2021NewsReading Time: 2 minutes

Today’s headlines from the Hope News team. You can listen to hourly bulletin updates at hopenews.com.au.

The State Government has reached a deal to open a second COVID-19 mass vaccination centre.

A former Bunnings Warehouse at Belmont in the Newcastle area will have the capacity for 20,000 doses of vaccine a week and will open next month.

Australia’s vaccine rollout is ramping up, with more people eligible for the injection.

Everyone over 40, Indigenous people, those on the NDIS and their carers, as well as temporary visa holders can now get vaccinated.

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