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Police to detain and quarantine for coronavirus

People at risk of spreading coronavirus could be arrested and detained by police under new laws to be introduced in South Australia.

Premier Steven Marshall said the change, to be introduced to parliament this week, will “give health authorities the powers they need to protect South Australians”.

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Mandatory vaccines set for healthcare workers

Frontline health staff in Victoria will be forced to receive vaccinations in order to keep treating patients, according to new laws introduced to parliament.

All healthcare workers in public and private hospitals with direct patient contact will be required to be vaccinated under the new legislation, including doctors, nurses, paramedics, cleaners and more.

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