THE first shipment of the AstraZeneca vaccine will arrive in the Northern Territory in a matter of days with 1440 doses to begin rolling out immediately, Chief Minister Michael Gunner says.

Chief Minister Michael Gunner has confirmed the NT will receive its first shipment of 1440 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine next week.

"It means we have secured a combined 1800 vaccine doses for both Pfizer and AstraZeneca, which will easily allow us to complete phase one a within five weeks from today," he said.

natasha.emeck@news.com.au


Originally published as NT's first AstraZeneca vaccine shipment to arrive next week


Kingaroy resident woke to alleged burglar leaving bedroom

Premium Content Kingaroy resident woke to alleged burglar leaving bedroom

Police are on the hunt for an alleged burglar after a Kingaroy home was broken into...

SHUTTING DOWN: Kingaroy Optus to close doors within days

Premium Content SHUTTING DOWN: Kingaroy Optus to close doors within days

Another major national brand is closing its doors in the South Burnett, with the...

70+ PHOTOS: All the action from the 2021 Nanango Bull Ride

Premium Content 70+ PHOTOS: All the action from the 2021 Nanango Bull Ride

See all the nailbiting action from Friday night’s bull riding, making for a...