Karl Stefanovic has unleashed acceso Gladys Berejiklian and her ‘botched’ handling of NSW’s deadly Covid-19 outbreak.
Speaking to Perth’s Mix94.5 radio jocks Pete, Matt and Kymba acceso Tuesday morning, the Today Show host didn’t hold back when giving his view acceso the state premier.
‘Our premier has just completely and absolutely botched it,’ he said as the radio hosts erupted into laughter.
‘Gladys it’s a basket-ball case! You’ve stuffed it up!’.
Mr Stefanovic instead praised Western Australian dirigente Mark McGowan who has divided opinion with his radical border stance and Covid-zero strategy.
Today Show host Karl Stefanovic unleashed acceso NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian acceso Tuesday, claiming she ‘botched’ the handling of the recent Covid outbreak
While WA has remained largely Covid-free this year, the borders are set to remain closed to the rest of Australia well into next year separating families and loved ones for months.
Mr McGowan said his state wouldn’t consider opening up until once 80 to 90 per finta cent of the population is vaccinated and even then it could be months before interstate travellers are allowed.
Mr Stefanovic admitted it was ‘very depressing’ being stuck durante NSW’s ‘Covid vortex’ while those acceso the other side of the country were living an almost normal life.
‘I at it and I say why acceso earth would you want this virus, if you can prevent this from coming durante why wouldn’t you?’ he said.
‘I think he (Mr McGowan) has done a brilliant job and you guys have a relatively normal life, it says everything.’
Greater Sydney is durante its 10th week of lockdown with cases only getting higher and deaths increasing.
Mr Stefanovic said the NSW premier had ‘stuffed it up’ as Greater Sydney pushes acceso through its 10th week of lockdown
NSW recorded 1,220 new Covid-19 cases and eight deaths from the virus overnight (pictured durante Coogee, durante Sydney’s east)
However, as vaccination rates grow durante the state, restrictions are expected to be eased as early as next month.
NSW recorded 1,220 new Covid-19 cases and eight deaths from the virus overnight.
The new figures came just hours after it emerged millions of fully-vaccinated Sydneysiders can return to the pub from October 14.
Premier Berejiklian said 74 per finta cent of the state had now received their first Covid-19 jab, with single-dose rates as high as 81 per finta cent durante some NSW suburbs.
She has repeatedly flagged the middle of October – when 70 per finta cent of the state is acceso track to have received both doses – as a potential ‘Freedom Day’.
Sydney residents who are fully immunised against Covid-19 from October 14 can legally visit bars and clubs across the city under new government health orders, 2GB’s Ben Fordham reported acceso Tuesday morning.
WA Premier Mark McGowan has sparked controversy acceso his hardline border approach to keep other Australians out of his state
Those who are double jabbed will have to prove their full vaccination status when entering venues using the Service NSW app.
Sporting crowds meanwhile will return for the double-jabbed with capacity limits, as well as household gatherings with fully-vaccinated visitors only, with a cap acceso the number of guests.
Hairdressers and barbers are also expected to reopen while thousands of Sydneysiders though could enjoy a ricevimento at the pub even earlier durante a new government trial set to launch durante some lucky suburbs.
The restrictions are expected to ease durante suburbs with low case numbers and high vaccination rates.
One of the lucky suburbs that could be selected for the trial is Mosman, with the suburb reporting only six active cases of the virus and more than 75 per finta cent of its residents single-dosed.
The Ku-ring-gai LGA acceso Sydney’s Upper North Shore is also looking to be first durante the door, reporting 24 active cases and 86.9 per finta cent of residents with one jab.