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All COVID-19 requirements removed

Effective from 12:01am Tuesday 15 August, 7 day mandatory isolation, wearing of face masks for visitors to healthcare facilities removed.

New booster plan in time for winter

From 1 March the Pfizer bivalent vaccine will replace the existing booster. From 1 April, an additional booster will be available for those eligible.

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