Victoria halts Pfizer vaccine bookings and locks down Melbourne unit block after two more Covid cases
Victoria has halted new bookings for the Pfizer vaccine and locked down a large block of units in central Melbourne as two more people test positive to Covid-19.
Anyone who had been at the Kings Park building on Southbank between 2 and 14 June was ordered to isolate for 14 days, after contact tracers identified the virus had transmitted between some residents in a common area of the building.
The Victorian health minister, Martin Foley, said the halt on new Pfizer bookings was to ensure that everyone who is due to receive their second Pfizer dose this week can book in. Some 50,000 people had already booked in to receive their first dose this week and those bookings will be honoured, he said.
“To manage the demand within the constraints of the supply of the commonwealth program, we are…