“If you’re a business, make sure your employees are vaccinated. If you’re a citizen make sure yourself, your families, loved ones and friends are vaccinated,” she said.
“That’s our ticket to freedom. Vaccination is key for us moving forward.”
NSW Health administered 47,429 COVID-19 vaccines in the 24 hours to 8pm on Monday, including 10,187 at the vaccination centre at Sydney Olympic Park.
The total number of vaccines administered in New South Wales is now 6,859,279 with 2,564,131 doses administered by NSW Health to Monday.
A total of 4,295,148 vaccines were administered by the GP network and other providers to 11.59pm on Sunday.
Ms Berejiklian said the state may be able to reach seven million jabs in arms this week which “would be amazing”.
Vaccine mandates are in place for people working in disability, schools, aged care and most health-related workplaces.
People are being encouraged to receive the jab as COVID-19 cases escalate in New south Wales with 1,164 infections recorded on Tuesday.
It comes as state and territory leaders push to achieve an 80 per cent vaccine rate with some promising eased restrictions even if COVID-19 case rates remain elevated.
Australia is currently in the suppression phase of COVID-19 and will move to Phase B and the pathway out of the pandemic when 70 per cent of over 16s are fully vaccinated and Phase C when 80 per cent are inoculated. 
Under Phase B, vaccinated Australians returning from overseas are likely to have a reduced quarantine period which may even be completed at home, while in Phase C all restrictions on inoculated citizens travelling abroad will be lifted.
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Vaccinations Rates in States and Territory’s on August 30
Tasmania: first dose 59.7 per cent, second dose 42.1 per cent
ACT: first dose 64.6 per cent, second dose 41.3 per cent
NT: first dose 55 per cent, second dose 37.3 per cent
NSW: first dose 68.2 per cent, second dose 37.1 per cent
Victoria: first dose 56.1 per cent, second dose 34.7 per cent
SA: first dose 52.7 per cent, second dose 34.2 per cent
Queensland: first dose 50.8 per cent, second dose 31.7 per cent
WA: first dose 50.4 per cent, second dose 31.5 per cent
Tasmania is winning the double dose vaccine rate with over 43 per cent of the population having had both jabs, followed by ACT and the Northern Territory.
Western Australia, in contrast, has only seen 31.5 per cent of the population come forward to receive two doses of the vaccine.
By August 30 over 19 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine had been administered across Australia.
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