Newcastle and Hunter Indigenous COVID-19 vaccination rate up, but still below NSW average

Michael Parris
By Michael Parris
Updated October 21 2021 - 8:52pm, first published 7:30am

COVID-19 vaccination coverage in the Hunter's Aboriginal population has grown 10 percentage points in a week.

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Michael Parris

Michael Parris

Journalist

Michael Parris reports on politics for the Newcastle Herald. He started at the Herald in 1994 after working in the ABC Newcastle newsroom. Michael spent much of his career as a sub-editor before moving into political reporting in 2017. He was a finalist in the Sports Australia national media awards for his stories about a male-only tennis club in Newcastle. He has covered NSW and federal elections, state and federal budgets and local politics. He has also written extensively about the COVID-19 pandemic with a special focus on data analysis and the effects of lockdowns on the Hunter community.

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