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Townsville hits 70% double dose rate

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Another vaccine milestone has been reached in Townsville

70 per cent of residents are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

The region recorded an 70.6 per cent double dose rate as of Sunday, with 82.8 per cent of locals having their first jab.

The Charters Towers, Ayr and Ingham combined region is sitting below that, with 67 per cent of residents fully vaccinated.

Unvaccinated locals have until Thursday to get their first jab to ensure they are fully vaccinated by December 17.