‘Pure gaslighting’: regional NSW residents furious as Covid spreads after vaccines redirected to Sydney students

As lockdown extends to Newcastle and new exposure sites listed on the Central Coast, those who had their vaccination appointments cancelled express anger

Newcastle and Hunter residents who had their Covid vaccine appointments cancelled so doses could be redirected to school students in Sydney are furious as they are left unvaccinated and in lockdown as the virus spreads to their region.

, ‘Pure gaslighting’: regional NSW residents furious as Covid spreads after vaccines redirected to Sydney students, The Nzuchi Times Guardian

On Thursday, as New South Wales announced 262 new locally-acquired Covid cases and five further deaths, the premier, Gladys Berejiklian, said a portion of 180,000 accelerated Pfizer doses the federal government had secured would be directed to regions whose supplies had suffered as a result of the plan to vaccinate year 12 HSC students in south-west and western Sydney with the in-demand mRNA jab.

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