Sumary of New Victoria jab target, travellers return:
- Sri Lankan Airlines flight UL604 from Colombo touched down at 4.22am on Thursday, with passengers taken by bus to the InterContinental on Collins Street in Melbourne’s CBD where they will remain for a fortnight..
- It is expected 106 passengers will arrive in the state on Thursday, with other flights to arrive from Doha, Dubai and Singapore..
- The Holiday Inn on Flinders Street will function as a “health hotel”, taking travellers who test positive to COVID-19, while the Element Melbourne Richmond will take guests with medical conditions and complex needs..
- It comes as Acting Premier James Merlino and Health Minister Martin Foley announced a target of 300,000 vaccination doses by May 16..
- Community vaccination centres will also be set up in Broadmeadows, Deer Park, Lilydale, Prahran and West Melbourne for public housing residents included in phase 1a and 1b…