Queensland enjoyed no new cases of coronavirus while a small number was recorded in the ACT.
Vaccination rates across the country continue to climb with 85.1 per cent of Australians over 16-years-old now fully vaccinated.
Currently 91.7 per cent of people 16 and over in NSW are now fully vaccinated
New South Wales:
In NSW there were 176 new cases of coronavirus recorded in the 24 hours to 8pm on Saturday night.
The new cases came from a total of 55,330 COVID-19 tests and is a six case drop from Saturday’s 182 new infections.
NSW Health reported two COVID-19 related deaths, a woman in her 40s from western Sydney who was unvaccinated and a man in his 80s from southwestern Sydney who was fully vaccinated.
Across the state there are currently 192 COVID-19 patients in hospital with 32 of those in intensive care while 15 require ventilation.
Since the pandemic began NSW has recorded a total of 79,632 cases of coronavirus.
The state’s vaccine rate continues to improve with 94.4 per cent of people aged 16-years and older having received one dose of a COVID-19 while 91.8 per cent are fully vaccinated.
For the population aged 12 to 15-years-old there is 81 per cent with at least one dose while 75 per cent are fully vaccinated.
Health authorities are continuing to urge those who are yet to receive a vaccine to come forward for vaccination.
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Victoria:
In Victoria there were 1,275 new cases of coronavirus recorded in the 24 hours to 8pm last night which is 109 more cases than the previous day.
Across the state there were four COVID-19 deaths to people aged in their 60s, 70s and 80s.
Victoria Health noted the 10 Local Government Areas with the most cases were Wyndham, Melton, Casey, Hume, Greater Dandenong, Whittlesea, Brimbank, Glen Eira, Moreland and Mornington Peninsula.
Currently there are 317 coronavirus cases requiring hospital treatment with 56 active cases in intensive care and 25 on a ventilator.
Victoria’s vaccination rate is continuing to climb with 93.4 per cent of the population aged 12-years and older now with at least one dose of a vaccine and 89.1 per cent fully vaccinated.
Residents are enjoying their first weekend of relaxed restrictions after the protocols were eased on Thursday 11:59pm.
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Queensland:
The Sunshine State enjoyed another day with no new cases of coronavirus.
Queensland’s Health Minister Yvette D’Ath applauded residents for their vigilance and continual efforts to follow the restrictions and get vaccinated.
“It’s a result of the great work of all Queenslanders doing the right thing, making sure that they’re staying safe, coming out and getting tested and of course all those people who are home quarantining,” she said.
The vaccination rate in Queensland is slowly improving with 84.5 per cent of the population aged 16-years and older with at least one dose of a vaccine and 73.3 per cent fully vaccinated, according to the National COVID-19 statistics.
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Australian Capital Territory:
In the Australian capital there were 16 new cases of coronavirus recorded on Saturday.
Health authorities recorded no deaths from the virus while five patients battling COVID-19 are in hospital with two people in intensive care and one person requiring ventilation.
Across the ACT there is currently 177 active cases of coronavirus while there have been 1,918 cases recorded since the beginning of the current outbreak – which began on August 12.
The ACT’s vaccination rate continues to lead the nation with more than 97 per cent of the population aged 12-years and older fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
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Northern Territory:
In the Top End there were no new cases of coronavirus recorded overnight. 
Due to nine new cases being recorded in Binjari, the area along with Rockhole has been sent into lockdown.
Chief Minister Michael Gunner said health authorities were prepared to see infections in the area rise. 
Across the territory there is 86 per cent of the population aged 16 and older with at least one dose and 73.3 per cent fully vaccinated. 
On Sunday Mr Gunner announced there had been a mask mandate imposed on the communities in the West Daly and Roper Gulf Local Government Areas.

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