Sydney lockdown could drag until November, epidemi

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Gladys Berejiklian maintains she’ll ease some restrictions for Sydney at the end of the monthThe country could cross a key threshold as soon as Monday., but leading epidemiologists are alarmed at the plan to loosen any COVID rules while cases continue to hit record highs.

The New South Wales Premier hopes to hit her self-imposed threshold of six million vaccinations by the end of August, but experts say it may be November before Sydney and New South Wales can properly emerge from its COVID lockdown.

“Delta is a disease of the unvaccinated,” University of NSW epidemiologist Mary-Louise McLaws told The New Daily.

“Even contemplating lifting any restrictions at this rate is failing to understand how many people you’d leave unprotecteds first drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination clinic a.”

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