New cases for NSW, Queensland and Northern Territory as Sydney remains in lockdown. This blog is now closed
- NSW records 38 Covid cases, highest since Sydney outbreak began
- PM says ‘utterly false’ to suggest lockdown avoidable if vaccine targets met
- NSW cabinet splits between Covid and the economy
- NSW restrictions; NSW hotspots
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Here’s a recap of the day’s main stories:
The death of a 61-year-old West Australian woman from a very rare blood clotting condition was “likely” to be related to her receiving the AstraZeneca vaccine, the Therapeutic Goods Administration says.
In its weekly safety report, the TGA said an external vaccine safety investigation group it convened on Friday concluded that the fatal case of immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) was likely to be related to immunisation.
The TGA says it has received 36 reports of suspected ITP and 76 cases of thrombosis with thrombocytopenia syndrome (TTS) likely linked to the vaccine out of more than 5m doses.
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