The fact that compulsory vaccination programs were NOT introduced for truck drivers who travel all over Australia delivering goods, is incomprehensible. It is through truckies that the virus has been moved around the country. There have been far too many mistakes made when it comes to priority vaccination considerations. Being ‘wiser in hindsight’ doesn’t cut it when mopping up policy errors.
Without the shadow of a doubt, the rapid surge in Covid infections in Victoria (almost 500 more infections from Wednesday 29 to Thursday 30/9/21) is in large part a product of the public rallies and protests blighting the state.
Update needed! People’s Choice Credit Union in Casuarina is advertised online as being open from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday and from 9.00 am to 1.00 pm on Saturday. A permanent sign next to the branch door advertises opening hours as being 9.30 am to 4.00 pm on weekdays with the branch closed on Saturday. Online information needs correction.
One in three people who are infected by Covid, are reported to be suffering long term effects. This impact will weigh heavily on their lives and on our health system for years to come. Covid is a plague of gigantic proportions and we in the NT are ever so fortunate to have been kept safe from its impact to this point in time.