WA COVID-19 Vaccines Rollout Expands To 30 & 49 Year Olds

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WA is set to ramp up COVID-19 vaccine rollout expanding the age to include 30-year-olds.

From this Thursday individuals aged 30 to 49 years old can now get vaccinated for COVID-19 as Western Australia scale up the states COVID-19 vaccine roll-out.

Last week National Cabinet’s decided to expand the COVID-19 vaccine rollout to people aged 40 and over.

In WA, Mr McGowan announced we’re going one step further.

WA COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout - Perth COVID-19 update

“Starting this Thursday, the vaccination rollout will be expanded to anyone aged 30 and over through our State-run COVID Vaccination clinics. Appointments are essential – online bookings will be available starting later today via Roll Up WA website.”

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“In line with national health advice, anyone aged between 30-49 will be administered the Pfizer vaccine. Please note that this announcement only applies to the State-run vaccine rollout. Our clinics are currently located in Claremont, Joondalup, Kwinana, Redcliffe and Bunbury – with mobile clinics also available in other regional areas.”

Appointments at the clinics will be scaled up in the coming days, and further as the rollout continues to gain pace.

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As of today 3.2% of the WA population is currently vaccinated.

People will be able to make bookings from today through the rollupforwa.com.au website.

More to come.

Watch: WA Premier Mark McGowan provides WA Vaccine roll-out update

Feature image: AAP Image/POOL, Tony McDonough

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