Pfizer’s covid vaccine to land this week, rollouts to kick-off late-February

Martin Foley, Health minister of Australia’s no.2 most populous state – Victoria, said Monday that Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine is likely to arrive in the country at the end of the week.

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“I can also confirm that the vaccines are scheduled to land in Australia before the end of the week, if not earlier.”” 

“Rollout of the vaccine will start in late February.”

There are 21 active cases of coronavirus in Victoria, 16 of which are linked to the Holiday Inn cluster involving the UK variant, which sparked a five-day snap lockdown across Victoria.