Premier Gladys Berejiklian has warned unvaccinated NSW residents will miss out on new freedoms even after the state hits 80 per cent double dose.
‘At 80 per cent additional freedoms will be for those who are fully vaccinated,’ she said at a Covid briefing on Wednesday.
The premier added it would be a ‘period of time’ before those who haven’t got the jab can enjoy the same freedoms and when that is will be based off health advice.
‘It will be an absolute fact that once we start opening up we will see a rise in case numbers. At 80 per cent when vaccinated people have more freedoms, it won’t mean unvaccinated people will participate,’ the premier said.
‘There will be another date after that by which the unvaccinated people will be able to participate in events or activities.’
Some major events could however only be on offer for the vaccinated only, with Ms Berejiklian adding some airlines may only take travellers who have received both jabs.
NSW remains on track to hit its 70 per cent double jab target in the first week of October with 54.2 per cent of eligible residents now fully vaccinated.