Kerry Chant

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Kerry Chant said : "You will be caught, illegal items will be seized, and you could face prosecution, resulting in being fined or even jailed," External link

bordermail Monday, May 16, 2022 7:17:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "People think they are simply flavoured water but in reality, in many cases they are ingesting poisonous chemicals that can cause life threatening injuries," External link

bordermail Monday, May 16, 2022 7:17:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "You will be caught, illegal items will be seized, and you could face prosecution, resulting in being fined or even jailed," External link

maitlandmercury Monday, May 16, 2022 7:11:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "People think they are simply flavoured water but in reality, in many cases they are ingesting poisonous chemicals that can cause life threatening injuries," External link

maitlandmercury Monday, May 16, 2022 7:11:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "You will be caught, illegal items will be seized, and you could face prosecution, resulting in being fined or even jailed," External link

illawarramercury Monday, May 16, 2022 7:02:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "People think they are simply flavoured water but in reality, in many cases they are ingesting poisonous chemicals that can cause life threatening injuries," External link

illawarramercury Monday, May 16, 2022 7:02:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are cracking down on the illegal sale of nicotine e-cigarettes and liquids and taking a zero-tolerance approach to those who sell them," External link

9news Monday, May 16, 2022 4:12:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We are cracking down on the illegal sale of nicotine e-cigarettes and liquids and taking a zero-tolerance approach to those who sell them,” “NSW Health regularly conducts raids on retailers across the state to protect young people from these harmful devices. You will be caught, illegal items will be seized, and you could face prosecution, resulting in being fined or even jailed” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, May 16, 2022 3:10:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This year, with both COVID and flu, we need to do all we can to protect ourselves and protect other people, and that will also reduce the burden on our hospitals and healthcare providers," External link

illawarramercury Monday, May 9, 2022 2:49:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This year, with both COVID and flu, we need to do all we can to protect ourselves and protect other people, and that will also reduce the burden on our hospitals and healthcare providers," External link

yahoo-au Monday, May 9, 2022 2:49:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This year, with both COVID and flu, we need to do all we can to protect ourselves and protect other people, and that will also reduce the burden on our hospitals and healthcare providers," External link

maitlandmercury Monday, May 9, 2022 2:27:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "To make it easier for these students to get up to date with their immunisations, we are now making routine NSW government-funded adolescent vaccinations accessible through local pharmacies across NSW," External link

dailyadvertiser Saturday, May 7, 2022 6:55:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "There are some early indicators that we might be seeing an early start to the flu season," External link

abc-au Friday, May 6, 2022 8:18:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We've got an early indication that the flu season is starting," External link

abc-au Friday, May 6, 2022 5:39:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "I know there is a lot of [vaccination] fatigue, we've asked the community to get vaccinated repeatedly," "But it is such a critical component of protecting yourself, your loved ones and the broader society" External link

abc-au Friday, May 6, 2022 5:39:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "There are some early indicators that we might be seeing an early start to the flu season," External link

abc-au Friday, May 6, 2022 12:07:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “Influenza is actually a reasonably severe disease in young children,” External link

theage Thursday, May 5, 2022 10:18:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “I personally think that we underestimate the impact of flu and the need to take measures. This year, with both COVID and flu, we need to do all we can to protect ourselves and protect other people, and that will also reduce the burden on our hospitals and healthcare providers,” External link

theage Thursday, May 5, 2022 10:18:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Alongside the increase in flu cases, we are seeing more people with flu presenting to and being admitted to hospital, including among young children," External link

bordermail Thursday, May 5, 2022 5:38:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “So it is important [to acknowledge] that we are expecting the levels of transmission in the community to still be maintained at high levels,” External link

smh Friday, April 22, 2022 6:42:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We have to coexist with COVID-19, but we can’t ignore it,” “The impact will most heavily fall on people with chronic underlying conditions and the elderly. We want to take a cautious and proportionate approach as we enter winter months when we will have flu circulating as well as COVID-19,” External link

smh Friday, April 22, 2022 6:42:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “It is important to note that people can get reinfected and, whilst the vaccines are holding well, they don’t afford absolute protection,” External link

smh Friday, April 22, 2022 6:42:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It is important as we move to the next phase in COVID, that we support the community to understand how COVID is transmitted and how best we can protect the most vulnerable in the community," External link

abc-au Thursday, April 21, 2022 10:39:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We're asking them to wear masks in indoor spaces, we're asking them to work from home where practical. We're asking them, if they're going into crowded indoor spaces, to use rapid antigen testing as a further risk mitigant," External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, April 20, 2022 11:58:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It is important as we move to the next phase in COVID, that we support the community to understand how COVID is transmitted and how best we can protect the most vulnerable in the community," External link

abc-au Wednesday, April 20, 2022 6:34:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “So it is important [to acknowledge] that we are expecting the levels of transmission in the community to still be maintained at high levels,” External link

smh Wednesday, April 20, 2022 5:45:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We have to coexist with COVID-19, but we can’t ignore it,” “The impact will most heavily fall on people with chronic underlying conditions and the elderly. We want to take a cautious and proportionate approach as we enter winter months when we will have flu circulating as well as COVID-19,” External link

smh Wednesday, April 20, 2022 5:45:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “It is important to note that people can get reinfected and, whilst the vaccines are holding well, they don’t afford absolute protection,” External link

smh Wednesday, April 20, 2022 5:45:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "There is no specific treatment for JE or other mosquito-borne viruses. The best way to avoid infection is to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes," External link

illawarramercury Sunday, February 27, 2022 2:27:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “It is really important to protect yourself from mosquito bites as mosquitoes can spread viruses including Japanese encephalitis,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, February 26, 2022 2:00:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “There is no specific treatment for JE or other mosquito-borne viruses. The best way to avoid infection is to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, February 26, 2022 2:00:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “The measures we put in place for COVID-19 actually protect against flu getting out of hand,” External link

theage Wednesday, February 23, 2022 12:11:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “So hand hygiene, wearing a mask and staying home when you’re sick are actually very effective against suppressing flu,” External link

theage Wednesday, February 23, 2022 12:11:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant added : “We’re just staggering the removal of masks in primary school, just to give parents a little bit more time to get their children vaccinated” External link

watoday Wednesday, February 23, 2022 1:52:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant added : “We’re just staggering the removal of masks in primary school, just to give parents a little bit more time to get their children vaccinated” External link

smh Wednesday, February 23, 2022 1:38:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “I want to also convey to the community that we will have an ongoing journey with COVID as we transition,” External link

news_com_au Wednesday, February 9, 2022 2:02:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "I want to also convey to the community that we will have an ongoing journey with COVID as we transition," External link

abc-au Tuesday, February 8, 2022 4:04:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "I have made it very clear that for Omicron, you need to consider three doses as being up-to-date and for some people four," "There is no doubt, you need the three does and anyone who is feeling two is enough is incorrect, the science is very clear on that" External link

abc-au Saturday, February 5, 2022 1:11:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "A number of the patients have got longer length of stays in ICU when they are ventilated, but we will see that number come down as well," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, February 4, 2022 9:03:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "A number of the patients have got longer length of stays in ICU when they are ventilated, but we will see that number come down as well," External link

illawarramercury Friday, February 4, 2022 8:51:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "A number of the patients have got longer length of stays in ICU when they are ventilated, but we will see that number come down as well," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, February 4, 2022 8:40:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “A number of the patients have got longer length of stays in ICU when they are ventilated, but we will see that number come down as well,” External link

aap-au Friday, February 4, 2022 8:17:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "I have made it very clear that for Omicron, you need to consider three doses as being up-to-date and for some people four," "There is no doubt, you need the three does and anyone who is feeling two is enough is incorrect, the science is very clear on that" External link

abc-au Friday, February 4, 2022 1:29:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We expect that to be a little bit slower in declining because a number of the patients have got longer length of stays in ICU when they are ventilated, but we will see that number come down as well," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, February 4, 2022 9:08:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We expect that to be a little bit slower in declining because a number of the patients have got longer length of stays in ICU when they are ventilated, but we will see that number come down as well," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, February 4, 2022 7:27:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “only 46 had received three doses” External link

theherald-au Friday, February 4, 2022 6:27:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We expect that to be a little bit slower in declining because a number of the patients have got longer length of stays in ICU when they are ventilated, but we will see that number come down as well," External link

portstephensexaminer Friday, February 4, 2022 5:08:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "One of the pieces of the puzzle we don't know is just what is the proportion of people that have actually been infected? Because we know that not everyone will have symptoms," External link

portstephensexaminer Friday, February 4, 2022 5:08:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “only 46 had received three doses” External link

theage Friday, February 4, 2022 4:58:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “Six people had diabetes, four were obese, four had cardiac disease, three had significant immunosuppression, two had renal disease, one had severe liver disease, one had cancer and two had obstructive sleep apnoea” External link

theage Friday, February 4, 2022 4:58:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We expect that to be a little bit slower in declining because a number of the patients have got longer length of stays in ICU when they are ventilated, but we will see that number come down as well," External link

bordermail Friday, February 4, 2022 4:47:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "One of the pieces of the puzzle we don't know is just what is the proportion of people that have actually been infected? Because we know that not everyone will have symptoms," External link

bordermail Friday, February 4, 2022 4:47:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We expect that to be a little bit slower in declining because a number of the patients have got longer length of stays in ICU when they are ventilated, but we will see that number come down as well,” External link

watoday Friday, February 4, 2022 3:53:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Two doses against the Omicron variant are not sufficient," "I can't be clearer, please get the booster dose and get it as soon as possible" External link

portstephensexaminer Wednesday, February 2, 2022 8:15:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Five of the people who died had received three doses of the COVID vaccine, 19 people had received two doses and six were not vaccinated," "The two people under the age of 65, a man in his 30s had received two doses of COVID vaccine and had no significant underlying health conditions, again highlighting the importance of a booster to really lift that protection and the woman in her 50s was not vaccinated and had underlying health conditions" External link

portstephensexaminer Wednesday, February 2, 2022 8:15:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Five of the people who died had received three doses of the COVID vaccine, 19 people had received two doses and six were not vaccinated," External link

portstephensexaminer Wednesday, February 2, 2022 8:15:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "I would love that pace to pick up," External link

portstephensexaminer Wednesday, February 2, 2022 8:15:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Five of the people who died had received three doses of the COVID vaccine, 19 people had received two doses and six were not vaccinated," "The two people under the age of 65, a man in his 30s had received two doses of COVID vaccine and had no significant underlying health conditions, again highlighting the importance of a booster to really lift that protection and the woman in her 50s was not vaccinated and had underlying health conditions" External link

bordermail Tuesday, February 1, 2022 12:50:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “Five of the people who died had received three doses of the COVID vaccine, 19 people had received two doses and six were not vaccinated,” External link

theage Tuesday, February 1, 2022 12:49:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Five of the people who died had received three doses of the COVID vaccine, 19 people had received two doses and six were not vaccinated," "The two people under the age of 65, a man in his 30s had received two doses of COVID vaccine and had no significant underlying health conditions, again highlighting the importance of a booster to really lift that protection and the woman in her 50s was not vaccinated and had underlying health conditions" External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, February 1, 2022 12:23:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Of those 31 people, just two had received booster doses, 20 had received two doses of the vaccine and two had received one dose and seven were not vaccinated — again reinforcing the importance of boosters," External link

abc-au Sunday, January 30, 2022 10:13:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “move into a more sustainable footing” External link

theage Sunday, January 30, 2022 4:34:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "And of those 31 people, just two had received booster doses," "Twenty had received two doses of vaccine, two and received one dose and seven were not vaccinated" External link

abc-au Sunday, January 30, 2022 3:16:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “It’s really critical that children are not going to school with symptoms,” External link

theage Friday, January 28, 2022 9:18:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "So unfortunately, the death numbers will likely to be remain high but my message is that we can turn that around by boosting and getting that booster in with a real sense of urgency," External link

9news Friday, January 28, 2022 6:25:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “I particularly want people who have got chronic conditions affecting their neurological systems, their heart, their lungs, their livers and kidneys or that are overweight or obese to get vaccinated and the elderly to get that booster dose,” “We know for the greatest protection against the Omicron variant we need that third dose” External link

theherald-au Friday, January 28, 2022 6:32:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It is pleasing that our assessment indicates the spread of the Covid virus is slowing," External link

nzherald Tuesday, January 25, 2022 11:43:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "For those with underlying health conditions, I just want to acknowledge that it has been a difficult time throughout the pandemic and a difficult time recently. But can I re-emphasize that booster doses will give you significant additional protection against severe disease," External link

irishsun Tuesday, January 25, 2022 4:34:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “For those with underlying health conditions, I just want to acknowledge that it has been a difficult time throughout the pandemic and a difficult time recently. But can I re-emphasize that booster doses will give you significant additional protection against severe disease,” External link

voanews Tuesday, January 25, 2022 3:15:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant told : “It is pleasing that our assessment indicates the spread of the Covid virus is slowing,” External link

news_com_au Tuesday, January 25, 2022 7:53:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant told : "It is pleasing that our assessment indicates the spread of the Covid virus is slowing," External link

nzherald Tuesday, January 25, 2022 2:12:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant told : “It is pleasing that our assessment indicates the spread of the Covid virus is slowing,” External link

news_com_au Tuesday, January 25, 2022 1:38:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "My clear view is boosters are essential," External link

bordermail Tuesday, January 25, 2022 12:44:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "My clear view is boosters are essential," External link

maitlandmercury Monday, January 24, 2022 7:56:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “But a range of indicators suggest the spread of coronavirus is slowing, our situation is stabilising,” External link

theherald-au Monday, January 24, 2022 9:37:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “But a range of indicators suggest the spread of coronavirus is slowing, our situation is stabilising,” External link

theage Monday, January 24, 2022 9:04:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "My clear view is boosters are essential," External link

maitlandmercury Monday, January 24, 2022 5:27:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant told : “It is pleasing that our assessment indicates the spread of the Covid virus is slowing,” External link

news_com_au Monday, January 24, 2022 3:37:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “Whilst we expect to see a bit of an uptick in transmission associated with schools going back, I just want to say that this can be mitigated by the actions of you as individuals,” “Getting a booster will help it and have some effect on transmission or preventing you acquiring infection and passing it on” External link

news_com_au Monday, January 24, 2022 3:37:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We are calling upon all parents to ensure that any children with symptoms are not sent to school,” “We are likely to see some transmission in schools, but the strategies that have been put in place by Education, in conjunction with Health, are strong” External link

news_com_au Monday, January 24, 2022 2:46:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We are calling upon all parents to ensure that any children with symptoms are not sent to school,” “We are likely to see some transmission in schools, but the strategies that have been put in place by Education, in conjunction with Health, are strong” External link

newstalkzb Monday, January 24, 2022 12:42:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “I share the Premier’s support for children engaging in face-to-face learning,” External link

theherald-au Sunday, January 23, 2022 9:51:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant told : “Two people had received three doses of the Covid-19 vaccine, 23 had received two doses, three people received one dose and six people were not vaccinated,” External link

news_com_au Sunday, January 23, 2022 3:48:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are expecting that with the return of schools and a bit more mobility we might see an uptick in case numbers, but offsetting that, we are getting booster doses into individuals," External link

illawarramercury Sunday, January 23, 2022 3:24:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Even if they have a negative test on the first day, please keep them home and do a repeat test. Only send them back if there is an alternate diagnosis," External link

maitlandmercury Sunday, January 23, 2022 3:11:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We are calling upon all parents to ensure that any children with symptoms are not sent to school,” External link

news_com_au Sunday, January 23, 2022 3:07:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant told : “South-western Sydney and western Sydney are very populous and have lots of young people,” External link

theherald-au Saturday, January 22, 2022 10:02:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “In Hunters Hill it was largely in the younger people with 20- to 29-year-olds driving that – there were a number of outbreaks in social settings - so that doesn’t surprise me,” “Obviously with smaller populations, you’ve just got to be a little bit careful [because incorrect population estimates can distort the statistics]” External link

theherald-au Saturday, January 22, 2022 10:02:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant told : “South-western Sydney and western Sydney are very populous and have lots of young people,” External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, January 22, 2022 4:07:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “In Hunters Hill it was largely in the younger people with 20- to 29-year-olds driving that – there were a number of outbreaks in social settings - so that doesn’t surprise me,” “Obviously with smaller populations, you’ve just got to be a little bit careful [because incorrect population estimates can distort the statistics]” External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, January 22, 2022 4:07:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “It is pleasing to see that a variety of indicators demonstrate the spread of COVID is slowing in the community,” External link

theage Friday, January 21, 2022 10:07:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “If you are under 65, and think your health conditions are not severe or you cannot have severe disease, think again,” External link

theage Friday, January 21, 2022 10:07:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “Even the clinicians struggle for example, if someone has a heart attack, did Covid precipitate it or put a stress on the system?” External link

news_com_au Friday, January 21, 2022 7:27:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant says : "the numbers will go up and down" External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, January 20, 2022 12:32:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant says : "the numbers will go up and down" External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, January 19, 2022 9:00:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant says : “the numbers will go up and down” External link

aap-au Wednesday, January 19, 2022 7:50:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We know that booster will increase your level of protection," External link

9news Wednesday, January 19, 2022 8:11:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "For Omicron, we know that the protection is lower and we need that next boosting to get that higher level of protection," "We know that the boosters take about seven to 14 days to work and so I really want there to be a sense of urgency in going and getting boosted" External link

9news Wednesday, January 19, 2022 1:41:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "For Omicron, we know that the protection is lower and we need that next boosting to get that higher level of protection," External link

9news Tuesday, January 18, 2022 10:49:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “I really want the community to have a sense of urgency in going and getting boosted,” “Having said that, we’re still trying to slow the transmission in the community because we want to give time for people to get those boosters” External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, January 18, 2022 10:50:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “I really want the community to have a sense of urgency in going and getting boosted,” “Having said that, we’re still trying to slow the transmission in the community because we want to give time for people to get those boosters” External link

theage Tuesday, January 18, 2022 10:27:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “I really want the community to have a sense of urgency in going and getting boosted,” “Having said that, we’re still trying to slow the transmission in the community because we want to give time for people to get those boosters” External link

smh Tuesday, January 18, 2022 10:12:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "For Omicron, we know that the protection is lower and we need that next boosting to get that higher level of protection," "We know that the boosters take about seven to 14 days to work and so I really want there to be a sense of urgency in going and getting boosted" External link

9news Tuesday, January 18, 2022 7:46:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "For Omicron, we know that the protection is lower and we need that next boosting to get that higher level of protection," "We know that the boosters take about seven to 14 days to work and so I really want there to be a sense of urgency in going and getting boosted" External link

9news Tuesday, January 18, 2022 3:21:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “I’m very loath to compare flu with COVID because we’ve spent two years telling people it’s not just a flu, but just as an example during a bad flu season, we would see many of the same age groups impacted significantly by a bad flu season,” External link

theherald-au Monday, January 17, 2022 1:27:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “I’m very loath to compare flu with COVID because we’ve spent two years telling people it’s not just a flu, but just as an example during a bad flu season, we would see many of the same age groups impacted significantly by a bad flu season,” External link

theage Sunday, January 16, 2022 4:08:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We are seeing that go up, but it was stubbornly stuck around 81.5 per cent, and it’s now 82.1 per cent that have received their first dose and 78.4 have received the two doses,” External link

theherald-au Sunday, January 16, 2022 8:41:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective against hospitalisations and death,” “If you are over 65 years, if you’re compromised, if you’ve got chronic height, liver and heart conditions, you are at increased risk of disease. It’s critical for that age group that you get your booster. It is critical we get those boosters into the most at risk in our community” External link

theherald-au Sunday, January 16, 2022 8:41:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We are seeing that go up, but it was stubbornly stuck around 81.5 per cent, and it’s now 82.1 per cent that have received their first dose and 78.4 have received the two doses,” External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, January 16, 2022 4:43:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective against hospitalisations and death,” “If you are over 65 years, if you’re compromised, if you’ve got chronic height, liver and heart conditions, you are at increased risk of disease. It’s critical for that age group that you get your booster. It is critical we get those boosters into the most at risk in our community” External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, January 16, 2022 4:43:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We are seeing that go up, but it was stubbornly stuck around 81.5 per cent, and it’s now 82.1 per cent that have received their first dose and 78.4 have received the two doses,” External link

smh Sunday, January 16, 2022 4:18:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective against hospitalisations and death,” “If you are over 65 years, if you’re compromised, if you’ve got chronic height, liver and heart conditions, you are at increased risk of disease. It’s critical for that age group that you get your booster. It is critical we get those boosters into the most at risk in our community” External link

smh Sunday, January 16, 2022 4:18:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “There are still people that have not experienced or been exposed to Omicron,” External link

smh Friday, January 14, 2022 9:31:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Although we've talked about Omicron being a milder disease, it can still cause serious consequences," External link

illawarramercury Friday, January 14, 2022 9:14:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “There are still people that have not experienced or been exposed to Omicron,” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, January 14, 2022 9:10:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “Although we’ve talked about Omicron being a milder disease, it can still cause serious consequences,” External link

aap-au Friday, January 14, 2022 7:55:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Although we've talked about Omicron being a milder disease, it can still cause serious consequences," External link

yahoo-au Friday, January 14, 2022 6:58:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Although we've talked about Omicron being a milder disease, it can still cause serious consequences," External link

illawarramercury Friday, January 14, 2022 5:30:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “There are still people that have not experienced or been exposed to Omicron,” External link

theage Friday, January 14, 2022 5:11:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “In terms of the people in their 40s, two were vaccinated with two doses of vaccine, one had no record of vaccination, and we know that that strain was Delta,” “And in one of the cases they had significant underlying health conditions” External link

theage Friday, January 14, 2022 5:11:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “There are still people that have not experienced or been exposed to Omicron,” External link

theage Friday, January 14, 2022 4:11:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “In terms of the people in their 40s, two were vaccinated with two doses of vaccine, one had no record of vaccination, and we know that that strain was Delta,” “And in one of the cases they had significant underlying health conditions” External link

theage Friday, January 14, 2022 4:11:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "That (case number) clearly is an underestimate," External link

9news Tuesday, January 11, 2022 1:17:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "The gentlemen in his 30s was not vaccinated," External link

newstalkzb Tuesday, January 11, 2022 12:30:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "That (case number) clearly is an underestimate," External link

9news Monday, January 10, 2022 11:05:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “The gentlemen in his 30s was not vaccinated,” External link

news_com_au Monday, January 10, 2022 7:54:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “The gentlemen in his 30s was not vaccinated. And in terms of underlying health conditions, I really haven’t been briefed adequately so, I haven’t got that information available,” External link

news_com_au Monday, January 10, 2022 5:37:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "That clearly is an underestimate as people are moving and transitioning to rapid antigen testing," "But just to let you know that's certainly hopefully freeing up quite a lot of our capacity for PCR testing for those that need it" External link

abc-au Monday, January 10, 2022 5:12:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "That clearly is an underestimate as people are moving and transitioning to rapid antigen testing," "But just to let you know that's certainly hopefully freeing up quite a lot of our capacity for PCR testing for those that need it" External link

abc-au Monday, January 10, 2022 4:18:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “As we go forward, we should expect — because most people are vaccinated — to see an increasing proportion of people in ICU that are vaccinated,” “And we will always tragically have deaths sometimes with or because COVID may have hastened the death in people that are near end of life” External link

smh Monday, January 10, 2022 3:28:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “If you can just stay with the groups that you normally engage with, don’t go into environments where you’re mixing more broadly,” “But my key message is, please do not go out and about if you’ve got symptoms” External link

news_com_au Friday, January 7, 2022 9:34:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “If you’re positive with symptoms, then treat yourself as a case. In this current setting of such high case numbers, if you’ve got symptoms, and you got a positive RAT test, then you’re a case” External link

theherald-au Friday, January 7, 2022 4:51:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "My key message is please do not go out and about if you have symptoms. Please stay at home, get access to a RAT, or if you can't ... have a PCR test," "If you're in any risk categories, we want to make sure you're linked to care as that is our absolute priority" External link

illawarramercury Friday, January 7, 2022 8:54:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “If you’re positive with symptoms, then treat yourself as a case. In this current setting of such high case numbers, if you’ve got symptoms, and you got a positive RAT test, then you’re a case” External link

theherald-au Friday, January 7, 2022 8:41:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "My key message is please do not go out and about if you have symptoms. Please stay at home, get access to a RAT, or if you can't ... have a PCR test," "If you're in any risk categories, we want to make sure you're linked to care as that is our absolute priority" External link

bordermail Friday, January 7, 2022 7:31:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "The transmission is happening in a variety of settings," External link

yahoo-au Friday, January 7, 2022 6:02:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "While we are very well placed in the global context to manage this case burden, it is important that we all play our part in not placing unnecessary burden on the health system," External link

maitlandmercury Monday, January 3, 2022 11:48:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “You’re most infectious before you’ve got symptoms,” External link

aap-au Sunday, January 2, 2022 7:35:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "You're most infectious before you've got symptoms," External link

maitlandmercury Sunday, January 2, 2022 4:59:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are seeing doubling every two to three to four days," External link

9news Sunday, January 2, 2022 1:15:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are seeing doubling every two to three to four days," External link

9news Saturday, January 1, 2022 11:35:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “At the moment, we’re saying if you have a positive test, get tested using a PCR test,” External link

theherald-au Saturday, January 1, 2022 1:31:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “I know some people will be choosing to do a [rapid antigen test] ... but anyone with complex medical conditions, anyone with underlying health conditions or if you’re living with people with those conditions, it’s best that you get diagnosed so we can link you into care,” External link

theage Friday, December 31, 2021 9:01:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "But it's important to remember that COVID-19 is active in our communities and people are at an increased risk of contracting COVID-19, particularly in indoor environments," External link

aa-en Friday, December 31, 2021 5:00:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Continue to check in ... continue to wear those masks where they're required, and practice that physical distancing," External link

9news Friday, December 31, 2021 11:16:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “Even though it may be that one-off event where you’ve been looking forward to you seeing family and friends, if you have the most minimal of symptoms, I am asking you to stay home, isolate and get a test,” External link

theherald-au Friday, December 31, 2021 10:57:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We know it’s been a challenging year for everyone ... but it’s important to remember that Covid-19 is active in our communities and people are at an increased risk of contracting Covid-19, particularly in indoor environments,” External link

news_com_au Friday, December 31, 2021 8:57:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “But it’s important to remember that COVID-19 is active in our communities and people are at an increased risk of contracting COVID-19, particularly in indoor environments,” “We’re urging people to avoid mingling in large groups where possible and hold your events outside if you can. If you’re inside, keep your gathering small and make sure the area is well ventilated by opening doors and windows” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, December 31, 2021 8:36:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Continue to check in ... continue to wear those masks where they're required, and practice that physical distancing," External link

9news Friday, December 31, 2021 6:04:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “we all have a part to play to reduce the impact of those case numbers” External link

theage Friday, December 31, 2021 4:10:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “Even though it may be that one-off event where you’ve been looking forward to you seeing family and friends, if you have the most minimal of symptoms, I am asking you to stay home, isolate and get a test,” External link

theage Friday, December 31, 2021 4:10:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant warned : "there is probably more disease in the community than the numbers reflect" External link

bordermail Thursday, December 30, 2021 6:02:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant warned : "there is probably more disease in the community than the numbers reflect" External link

illawarramercury Thursday, December 30, 2021 4:32:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant warned : "there is probably more disease in the community than the numbers reflect" External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, December 30, 2021 4:21:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant warned : "there is probably more disease in the community than the numbers reflect" External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, December 30, 2021 2:48:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant warned : "there is probably more disease in the community than the numbers reflect" External link

yahoo-au Thursday, December 30, 2021 1:51:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant warned : “there is probably more disease in the community than the numbers reflect” External link

aap-au Thursday, December 30, 2021 1:17:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “What we know from South Africa is that it’s been quite a massive uptick and then a drop down but there is some science behind that because when you get a certain proportion of the population exposed, you actually boost their immunity and then it almost acts as if you’re boosted with a vaccine through that natural protection. It’s always difficult to draw direct comparisons,” External link

guardian Wednesday, December 29, 2021 7:33:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “In the first wave, we may have 10 to 15 per cent of the community acquire it ... COVID will then be with us for years to come and we are going to have to get used to that,” External link

theherald-au Wednesday, December 29, 2021 5:40:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “It’s in everyone’s interest to slow the spread in the community,” External link

theherald-au Wednesday, December 29, 2021 5:40:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “In the first wave, we may have 10 to 15 per cent of the community acquire it ... COVID will then be with us for years to come and we are going to have to get used to that,” External link

theage Wednesday, December 29, 2021 11:02:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “It’s in everyone’s interest to slow the spread in the community,” External link

theage Wednesday, December 29, 2021 11:02:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “When you have a higher positivity rate, it tells us two things: that we probably aren’t ascertaining, you know, getting to all the cases, so there’s probably more disease in the community than the numbers reflect,” “But it also has impacts on our laboratory” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, December 29, 2021 5:40:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "What we are stressing is that is a prompt, a reminder to monitor for symptoms so please get tested if you're unwell but don't get tested unless you are feeling unwell," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, December 24, 2021 10:08:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "What we are stressing is that is a prompt, a reminder to monitor for symptoms so please get tested if you're unwell but don't get tested unless you are feeling unwell," External link

bordermail Friday, December 24, 2021 9:11:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "What we are stressing is that is a prompt, a reminder to monitor for symptoms so please get tested if you're unwell but don't get tested unless you are feeling unwell," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, December 24, 2021 5:39:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “pulling together multiple pieces of evidence from overseas countries such as South Africa and the UK, and using some of our own emerging data ... indicates that infection with Omicron is likely to be milder than infection with [the] Delta [variant], with the risk of hospitalisation being around 60 per cent to 80 per cent less than for Delta” External link

smh Thursday, December 23, 2021 1:21:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “pulling together multiple pieces of evidence from overseas countries such as South Africa and the UK, and using some of our own emerging data ... indicates that infection with Omicron is likely to be milder than infection with [the] Delta [variant], with the risk of hospitalisation being around 60 per cent to 80 per cent less than for Delta” External link

theage Thursday, December 23, 2021 1:12:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant wrote : “It is anticipated that contacting and managing all positive cases by telephone will become more difficult. I would therefore like to ... advise you that we are making some changes to the way we manage COVID-19 cases in the community,” External link

theage Wednesday, December 22, 2021 10:24:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We've seen a surge in demand for booster vaccines," "Please assist others and get a booster shot" External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, December 21, 2021 4:46:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are of the belief that Omicron transmission is accounting for our increased case numbers," External link

portstephensexaminer Monday, December 20, 2021 8:37:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “I would recommend that instead of Christmas shopping, everyone shops for a COVID booster online,” External link

smh Wednesday, December 15, 2021 11:14:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "That's a matter for government in setting those mandates and all I'm saying is from a public health position, I am strongly recommending we keep masks and I'm asking the community to do so," "It's a very tiny act and you're actually protecting yourself but more importantly you're protecting others" External link

abc-au Wednesday, December 15, 2021 8:41:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant told : “I’m providing the public health advice, which is that masks are an effective mitigant whether it’s Omicron Delta or the next variant,” External link

news_com_au Wednesday, December 15, 2021 7:58:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “it is also a numbers’ game” External link

news_com_au Wednesday, December 15, 2021 7:58:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "The rapid uptick in cases, we believe, is due to Omicron driving that," "What we don't know yet is the clinical severity but we do know boosters are crucial" External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, December 15, 2021 6:27:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “I know it can be annoying but it is a very tiny act and you are actually protecting yourself but, more importantly, you are protecting others,” External link

news_com_au Wednesday, December 15, 2021 5:34:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant added : "I would urge everyone to continue to wear mask in indoor environments," External link

9news Wednesday, December 15, 2021 5:07:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "The rapid uptick in cases, we believe, is due to Omicron driving that," "What we don't know yet is the clinical severity but we do know boosters are crucial" External link

portstephensexaminer Wednesday, December 15, 2021 5:05:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "With the festive season upon us and people starting to gather in larger numbers, I urge everyone to maintain their vigilance and to continue to come forward for testing with even the slightest symptoms and to follow the public health advice," External link

abc-au Tuesday, December 14, 2021 5:06:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "With the festive season upon us and people starting to gather in larger numbers, I urge everyone to maintain their vigilance and to continue to come forward for testing with even the slightest symptoms and to follow the public health advice," External link

abc-au Tuesday, December 14, 2021 4:19:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We are of the belief that Omicron transmission is accounting for our increased case numbers at present,” External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, December 14, 2021 12:21:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "these gatherings have led to super-spreading events and because of that we anticipate that numbers will continue to rise" External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, December 14, 2021 7:51:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are of the belief that Omicron transmission is accounting for our increased case numbers," External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, December 14, 2021 7:51:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said ( about Kerry Chant ) : "I've spoken to Kerry about the concerns, the challenges, the feeling our community is experiencing at the moment. " External link

bordermail Wednesday, October 27, 2021 10:18:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant disse : "Estamos prevendo que 20% da população será afetada na primeira onda" External link

noticias-terra-br Friday, March 13, 2020 3:20:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant disse : "Estamos prevendo que 20% da população será afetada na primeira onda" External link

uol Friday, March 13, 2020 3:11:00 PM EAT



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Kerry Chant said : "You will be caught, illegal items will be seized, and you could face prosecution, resulting in being fined or even jailed," External link

bordermail Monday, May 16, 2022 7:17:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "People think they are simply flavoured water but in reality, in many cases they are ingesting poisonous chemicals that can cause life threatening injuries," External link

bordermail Monday, May 16, 2022 7:17:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "You will be caught, illegal items will be seized, and you could face prosecution, resulting in being fined or even jailed," External link

maitlandmercury Monday, May 16, 2022 7:11:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "People think they are simply flavoured water but in reality, in many cases they are ingesting poisonous chemicals that can cause life threatening injuries," External link

maitlandmercury Monday, May 16, 2022 7:11:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "You will be caught, illegal items will be seized, and you could face prosecution, resulting in being fined or even jailed," External link

illawarramercury Monday, May 16, 2022 7:02:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "People think they are simply flavoured water but in reality, in many cases they are ingesting poisonous chemicals that can cause life threatening injuries," External link

illawarramercury Monday, May 16, 2022 7:02:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are cracking down on the illegal sale of nicotine e-cigarettes and liquids and taking a zero-tolerance approach to those who sell them," External link

9news Monday, May 16, 2022 4:12:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We are cracking down on the illegal sale of nicotine e-cigarettes and liquids and taking a zero-tolerance approach to those who sell them,” “NSW Health regularly conducts raids on retailers across the state to protect young people from these harmful devices. You will be caught, illegal items will be seized, and you could face prosecution, resulting in being fined or even jailed” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, May 16, 2022 3:10:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This year, with both COVID and flu, we need to do all we can to protect ourselves and protect other people, and that will also reduce the burden on our hospitals and healthcare providers," External link

illawarramercury Monday, May 9, 2022 2:49:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This year, with both COVID and flu, we need to do all we can to protect ourselves and protect other people, and that will also reduce the burden on our hospitals and healthcare providers," External link

yahoo-au Monday, May 9, 2022 2:49:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "This year, with both COVID and flu, we need to do all we can to protect ourselves and protect other people, and that will also reduce the burden on our hospitals and healthcare providers," External link

maitlandmercury Monday, May 9, 2022 2:27:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "To make it easier for these students to get up to date with their immunisations, we are now making routine NSW government-funded adolescent vaccinations accessible through local pharmacies across NSW," External link

dailyadvertiser Saturday, May 7, 2022 6:55:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "There are some early indicators that we might be seeing an early start to the flu season," External link

abc-au Friday, May 6, 2022 8:18:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We've got an early indication that the flu season is starting," External link

abc-au Friday, May 6, 2022 5:39:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "I know there is a lot of [vaccination] fatigue, we've asked the community to get vaccinated repeatedly," "But it is such a critical component of protecting yourself, your loved ones and the broader society" External link

abc-au Friday, May 6, 2022 5:39:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "There are some early indicators that we might be seeing an early start to the flu season," External link

abc-au Friday, May 6, 2022 12:07:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “Influenza is actually a reasonably severe disease in young children,” External link

theage Thursday, May 5, 2022 10:18:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “I personally think that we underestimate the impact of flu and the need to take measures. This year, with both COVID and flu, we need to do all we can to protect ourselves and protect other people, and that will also reduce the burden on our hospitals and healthcare providers,” External link

theage Thursday, May 5, 2022 10:18:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Alongside the increase in flu cases, we are seeing more people with flu presenting to and being admitted to hospital, including among young children," External link

bordermail Thursday, May 5, 2022 5:38:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “So it is important [to acknowledge] that we are expecting the levels of transmission in the community to still be maintained at high levels,” External link

smh Friday, April 22, 2022 6:42:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We have to coexist with COVID-19, but we can’t ignore it,” “The impact will most heavily fall on people with chronic underlying conditions and the elderly. We want to take a cautious and proportionate approach as we enter winter months when we will have flu circulating as well as COVID-19,” External link

smh Friday, April 22, 2022 6:42:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “It is important to note that people can get reinfected and, whilst the vaccines are holding well, they don’t afford absolute protection,” External link

smh Friday, April 22, 2022 6:42:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It is important as we move to the next phase in COVID, that we support the community to understand how COVID is transmitted and how best we can protect the most vulnerable in the community," External link

abc-au Thursday, April 21, 2022 10:39:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We're asking them to wear masks in indoor spaces, we're asking them to work from home where practical. We're asking them, if they're going into crowded indoor spaces, to use rapid antigen testing as a further risk mitigant," External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, April 20, 2022 11:58:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It is important as we move to the next phase in COVID, that we support the community to understand how COVID is transmitted and how best we can protect the most vulnerable in the community," External link

abc-au Wednesday, April 20, 2022 6:34:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “So it is important [to acknowledge] that we are expecting the levels of transmission in the community to still be maintained at high levels,” External link

smh Wednesday, April 20, 2022 5:45:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We have to coexist with COVID-19, but we can’t ignore it,” “The impact will most heavily fall on people with chronic underlying conditions and the elderly. We want to take a cautious and proportionate approach as we enter winter months when we will have flu circulating as well as COVID-19,” External link

smh Wednesday, April 20, 2022 5:45:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “It is important to note that people can get reinfected and, whilst the vaccines are holding well, they don’t afford absolute protection,” External link

smh Wednesday, April 20, 2022 5:45:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "There is no specific treatment for JE or other mosquito-borne viruses. The best way to avoid infection is to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes," External link

illawarramercury Sunday, February 27, 2022 2:27:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “It is really important to protect yourself from mosquito bites as mosquitoes can spread viruses including Japanese encephalitis,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, February 26, 2022 2:00:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “There is no specific treatment for JE or other mosquito-borne viruses. The best way to avoid infection is to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, February 26, 2022 2:00:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “The measures we put in place for COVID-19 actually protect against flu getting out of hand,” External link

theage Wednesday, February 23, 2022 12:11:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “So hand hygiene, wearing a mask and staying home when you’re sick are actually very effective against suppressing flu,” External link

theage Wednesday, February 23, 2022 12:11:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant added : “We’re just staggering the removal of masks in primary school, just to give parents a little bit more time to get their children vaccinated” External link

watoday Wednesday, February 23, 2022 1:52:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant added : “We’re just staggering the removal of masks in primary school, just to give parents a little bit more time to get their children vaccinated” External link

smh Wednesday, February 23, 2022 1:38:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “I want to also convey to the community that we will have an ongoing journey with COVID as we transition,” External link

news_com_au Wednesday, February 9, 2022 2:02:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "I want to also convey to the community that we will have an ongoing journey with COVID as we transition," External link

abc-au Tuesday, February 8, 2022 4:04:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "I have made it very clear that for Omicron, you need to consider three doses as being up-to-date and for some people four," "There is no doubt, you need the three does and anyone who is feeling two is enough is incorrect, the science is very clear on that" External link

abc-au Saturday, February 5, 2022 1:11:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "A number of the patients have got longer length of stays in ICU when they are ventilated, but we will see that number come down as well," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, February 4, 2022 9:03:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "A number of the patients have got longer length of stays in ICU when they are ventilated, but we will see that number come down as well," External link

illawarramercury Friday, February 4, 2022 8:51:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "A number of the patients have got longer length of stays in ICU when they are ventilated, but we will see that number come down as well," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, February 4, 2022 8:40:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “A number of the patients have got longer length of stays in ICU when they are ventilated, but we will see that number come down as well,” External link

aap-au Friday, February 4, 2022 8:17:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "I have made it very clear that for Omicron, you need to consider three doses as being up-to-date and for some people four," "There is no doubt, you need the three does and anyone who is feeling two is enough is incorrect, the science is very clear on that" External link

abc-au Friday, February 4, 2022 1:29:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We expect that to be a little bit slower in declining because a number of the patients have got longer length of stays in ICU when they are ventilated, but we will see that number come down as well," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, February 4, 2022 9:08:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We expect that to be a little bit slower in declining because a number of the patients have got longer length of stays in ICU when they are ventilated, but we will see that number come down as well," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, February 4, 2022 7:27:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “only 46 had received three doses” External link

theherald-au Friday, February 4, 2022 6:27:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We expect that to be a little bit slower in declining because a number of the patients have got longer length of stays in ICU when they are ventilated, but we will see that number come down as well," External link

portstephensexaminer Friday, February 4, 2022 5:08:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "One of the pieces of the puzzle we don't know is just what is the proportion of people that have actually been infected? Because we know that not everyone will have symptoms," External link

portstephensexaminer Friday, February 4, 2022 5:08:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “only 46 had received three doses” External link

theage Friday, February 4, 2022 4:58:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “Six people had diabetes, four were obese, four had cardiac disease, three had significant immunosuppression, two had renal disease, one had severe liver disease, one had cancer and two had obstructive sleep apnoea” External link

theage Friday, February 4, 2022 4:58:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We expect that to be a little bit slower in declining because a number of the patients have got longer length of stays in ICU when they are ventilated, but we will see that number come down as well," External link

bordermail Friday, February 4, 2022 4:47:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "One of the pieces of the puzzle we don't know is just what is the proportion of people that have actually been infected? Because we know that not everyone will have symptoms," External link

bordermail Friday, February 4, 2022 4:47:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We expect that to be a little bit slower in declining because a number of the patients have got longer length of stays in ICU when they are ventilated, but we will see that number come down as well,” External link

watoday Friday, February 4, 2022 3:53:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Two doses against the Omicron variant are not sufficient," "I can't be clearer, please get the booster dose and get it as soon as possible" External link

portstephensexaminer Wednesday, February 2, 2022 8:15:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Five of the people who died had received three doses of the COVID vaccine, 19 people had received two doses and six were not vaccinated," "The two people under the age of 65, a man in his 30s had received two doses of COVID vaccine and had no significant underlying health conditions, again highlighting the importance of a booster to really lift that protection and the woman in her 50s was not vaccinated and had underlying health conditions" External link

portstephensexaminer Wednesday, February 2, 2022 8:15:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Five of the people who died had received three doses of the COVID vaccine, 19 people had received two doses and six were not vaccinated," External link

portstephensexaminer Wednesday, February 2, 2022 8:15:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "I would love that pace to pick up," External link

portstephensexaminer Wednesday, February 2, 2022 8:15:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Five of the people who died had received three doses of the COVID vaccine, 19 people had received two doses and six were not vaccinated," "The two people under the age of 65, a man in his 30s had received two doses of COVID vaccine and had no significant underlying health conditions, again highlighting the importance of a booster to really lift that protection and the woman in her 50s was not vaccinated and had underlying health conditions" External link

bordermail Tuesday, February 1, 2022 12:50:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “Five of the people who died had received three doses of the COVID vaccine, 19 people had received two doses and six were not vaccinated,” External link

theage Tuesday, February 1, 2022 12:49:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Five of the people who died had received three doses of the COVID vaccine, 19 people had received two doses and six were not vaccinated," "The two people under the age of 65, a man in his 30s had received two doses of COVID vaccine and had no significant underlying health conditions, again highlighting the importance of a booster to really lift that protection and the woman in her 50s was not vaccinated and had underlying health conditions" External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, February 1, 2022 12:23:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Of those 31 people, just two had received booster doses, 20 had received two doses of the vaccine and two had received one dose and seven were not vaccinated — again reinforcing the importance of boosters," External link

abc-au Sunday, January 30, 2022 10:13:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “move into a more sustainable footing” External link

theage Sunday, January 30, 2022 4:34:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "And of those 31 people, just two had received booster doses," "Twenty had received two doses of vaccine, two and received one dose and seven were not vaccinated" External link

abc-au Sunday, January 30, 2022 3:16:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “It’s really critical that children are not going to school with symptoms,” External link

theage Friday, January 28, 2022 9:18:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "So unfortunately, the death numbers will likely to be remain high but my message is that we can turn that around by boosting and getting that booster in with a real sense of urgency," External link

9news Friday, January 28, 2022 6:25:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “I particularly want people who have got chronic conditions affecting their neurological systems, their heart, their lungs, their livers and kidneys or that are overweight or obese to get vaccinated and the elderly to get that booster dose,” “We know for the greatest protection against the Omicron variant we need that third dose” External link

theherald-au Friday, January 28, 2022 6:32:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "It is pleasing that our assessment indicates the spread of the Covid virus is slowing," External link

nzherald Tuesday, January 25, 2022 11:43:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "For those with underlying health conditions, I just want to acknowledge that it has been a difficult time throughout the pandemic and a difficult time recently. But can I re-emphasize that booster doses will give you significant additional protection against severe disease," External link

irishsun Tuesday, January 25, 2022 4:34:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “For those with underlying health conditions, I just want to acknowledge that it has been a difficult time throughout the pandemic and a difficult time recently. But can I re-emphasize that booster doses will give you significant additional protection against severe disease,” External link

voanews Tuesday, January 25, 2022 3:15:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant told : “It is pleasing that our assessment indicates the spread of the Covid virus is slowing,” External link

news_com_au Tuesday, January 25, 2022 7:53:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant told : "It is pleasing that our assessment indicates the spread of the Covid virus is slowing," External link

nzherald Tuesday, January 25, 2022 2:12:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant told : “It is pleasing that our assessment indicates the spread of the Covid virus is slowing,” External link

news_com_au Tuesday, January 25, 2022 1:38:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "My clear view is boosters are essential," External link

bordermail Tuesday, January 25, 2022 12:44:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "My clear view is boosters are essential," External link

maitlandmercury Monday, January 24, 2022 7:56:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “But a range of indicators suggest the spread of coronavirus is slowing, our situation is stabilising,” External link

theherald-au Monday, January 24, 2022 9:37:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “But a range of indicators suggest the spread of coronavirus is slowing, our situation is stabilising,” External link

theage Monday, January 24, 2022 9:04:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "My clear view is boosters are essential," External link

maitlandmercury Monday, January 24, 2022 5:27:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant told : “It is pleasing that our assessment indicates the spread of the Covid virus is slowing,” External link

news_com_au Monday, January 24, 2022 3:37:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “Whilst we expect to see a bit of an uptick in transmission associated with schools going back, I just want to say that this can be mitigated by the actions of you as individuals,” “Getting a booster will help it and have some effect on transmission or preventing you acquiring infection and passing it on” External link

news_com_au Monday, January 24, 2022 3:37:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We are calling upon all parents to ensure that any children with symptoms are not sent to school,” “We are likely to see some transmission in schools, but the strategies that have been put in place by Education, in conjunction with Health, are strong” External link

news_com_au Monday, January 24, 2022 2:46:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We are calling upon all parents to ensure that any children with symptoms are not sent to school,” “We are likely to see some transmission in schools, but the strategies that have been put in place by Education, in conjunction with Health, are strong” External link

newstalkzb Monday, January 24, 2022 12:42:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “I share the Premier’s support for children engaging in face-to-face learning,” External link

theherald-au Sunday, January 23, 2022 9:51:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant told : “Two people had received three doses of the Covid-19 vaccine, 23 had received two doses, three people received one dose and six people were not vaccinated,” External link

news_com_au Sunday, January 23, 2022 3:48:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are expecting that with the return of schools and a bit more mobility we might see an uptick in case numbers, but offsetting that, we are getting booster doses into individuals," External link

illawarramercury Sunday, January 23, 2022 3:24:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Even if they have a negative test on the first day, please keep them home and do a repeat test. Only send them back if there is an alternate diagnosis," External link

maitlandmercury Sunday, January 23, 2022 3:11:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We are calling upon all parents to ensure that any children with symptoms are not sent to school,” External link

news_com_au Sunday, January 23, 2022 3:07:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant told : “South-western Sydney and western Sydney are very populous and have lots of young people,” External link

theherald-au Saturday, January 22, 2022 10:02:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “In Hunters Hill it was largely in the younger people with 20- to 29-year-olds driving that – there were a number of outbreaks in social settings - so that doesn’t surprise me,” “Obviously with smaller populations, you’ve just got to be a little bit careful [because incorrect population estimates can distort the statistics]” External link

theherald-au Saturday, January 22, 2022 10:02:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant told : “South-western Sydney and western Sydney are very populous and have lots of young people,” External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, January 22, 2022 4:07:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “In Hunters Hill it was largely in the younger people with 20- to 29-year-olds driving that – there were a number of outbreaks in social settings - so that doesn’t surprise me,” “Obviously with smaller populations, you’ve just got to be a little bit careful [because incorrect population estimates can distort the statistics]” External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, January 22, 2022 4:07:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “It is pleasing to see that a variety of indicators demonstrate the spread of COVID is slowing in the community,” External link

theage Friday, January 21, 2022 10:07:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “If you are under 65, and think your health conditions are not severe or you cannot have severe disease, think again,” External link

theage Friday, January 21, 2022 10:07:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “Even the clinicians struggle for example, if someone has a heart attack, did Covid precipitate it or put a stress on the system?” External link

news_com_au Friday, January 21, 2022 7:27:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant says : "the numbers will go up and down" External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, January 20, 2022 12:32:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant says : "the numbers will go up and down" External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, January 19, 2022 9:00:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant says : “the numbers will go up and down” External link

aap-au Wednesday, January 19, 2022 7:50:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We know that booster will increase your level of protection," External link

9news Wednesday, January 19, 2022 8:11:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "For Omicron, we know that the protection is lower and we need that next boosting to get that higher level of protection," "We know that the boosters take about seven to 14 days to work and so I really want there to be a sense of urgency in going and getting boosted" External link

9news Wednesday, January 19, 2022 1:41:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "For Omicron, we know that the protection is lower and we need that next boosting to get that higher level of protection," External link

9news Tuesday, January 18, 2022 10:49:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “I really want the community to have a sense of urgency in going and getting boosted,” “Having said that, we’re still trying to slow the transmission in the community because we want to give time for people to get those boosters” External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, January 18, 2022 10:50:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “I really want the community to have a sense of urgency in going and getting boosted,” “Having said that, we’re still trying to slow the transmission in the community because we want to give time for people to get those boosters” External link

theage Tuesday, January 18, 2022 10:27:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “I really want the community to have a sense of urgency in going and getting boosted,” “Having said that, we’re still trying to slow the transmission in the community because we want to give time for people to get those boosters” External link

smh Tuesday, January 18, 2022 10:12:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "For Omicron, we know that the protection is lower and we need that next boosting to get that higher level of protection," "We know that the boosters take about seven to 14 days to work and so I really want there to be a sense of urgency in going and getting boosted" External link

9news Tuesday, January 18, 2022 7:46:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "For Omicron, we know that the protection is lower and we need that next boosting to get that higher level of protection," "We know that the boosters take about seven to 14 days to work and so I really want there to be a sense of urgency in going and getting boosted" External link

9news Tuesday, January 18, 2022 3:21:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “I’m very loath to compare flu with COVID because we’ve spent two years telling people it’s not just a flu, but just as an example during a bad flu season, we would see many of the same age groups impacted significantly by a bad flu season,” External link

theherald-au Monday, January 17, 2022 1:27:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “I’m very loath to compare flu with COVID because we’ve spent two years telling people it’s not just a flu, but just as an example during a bad flu season, we would see many of the same age groups impacted significantly by a bad flu season,” External link

theage Sunday, January 16, 2022 4:08:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We are seeing that go up, but it was stubbornly stuck around 81.5 per cent, and it’s now 82.1 per cent that have received their first dose and 78.4 have received the two doses,” External link

theherald-au Sunday, January 16, 2022 8:41:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective against hospitalisations and death,” “If you are over 65 years, if you’re compromised, if you’ve got chronic height, liver and heart conditions, you are at increased risk of disease. It’s critical for that age group that you get your booster. It is critical we get those boosters into the most at risk in our community” External link

theherald-au Sunday, January 16, 2022 8:41:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We are seeing that go up, but it was stubbornly stuck around 81.5 per cent, and it’s now 82.1 per cent that have received their first dose and 78.4 have received the two doses,” External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, January 16, 2022 4:43:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective against hospitalisations and death,” “If you are over 65 years, if you’re compromised, if you’ve got chronic height, liver and heart conditions, you are at increased risk of disease. It’s critical for that age group that you get your booster. It is critical we get those boosters into the most at risk in our community” External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, January 16, 2022 4:43:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We are seeing that go up, but it was stubbornly stuck around 81.5 per cent, and it’s now 82.1 per cent that have received their first dose and 78.4 have received the two doses,” External link

smh Sunday, January 16, 2022 4:18:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective against hospitalisations and death,” “If you are over 65 years, if you’re compromised, if you’ve got chronic height, liver and heart conditions, you are at increased risk of disease. It’s critical for that age group that you get your booster. It is critical we get those boosters into the most at risk in our community” External link

smh Sunday, January 16, 2022 4:18:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “There are still people that have not experienced or been exposed to Omicron,” External link

smh Friday, January 14, 2022 9:31:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Although we've talked about Omicron being a milder disease, it can still cause serious consequences," External link

illawarramercury Friday, January 14, 2022 9:14:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “There are still people that have not experienced or been exposed to Omicron,” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, January 14, 2022 9:10:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “Although we’ve talked about Omicron being a milder disease, it can still cause serious consequences,” External link

aap-au Friday, January 14, 2022 7:55:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Although we've talked about Omicron being a milder disease, it can still cause serious consequences," External link

yahoo-au Friday, January 14, 2022 6:58:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Although we've talked about Omicron being a milder disease, it can still cause serious consequences," External link

illawarramercury Friday, January 14, 2022 5:30:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “There are still people that have not experienced or been exposed to Omicron,” External link

theage Friday, January 14, 2022 5:11:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “In terms of the people in their 40s, two were vaccinated with two doses of vaccine, one had no record of vaccination, and we know that that strain was Delta,” “And in one of the cases they had significant underlying health conditions” External link

theage Friday, January 14, 2022 5:11:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “There are still people that have not experienced or been exposed to Omicron,” External link

theage Friday, January 14, 2022 4:11:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “In terms of the people in their 40s, two were vaccinated with two doses of vaccine, one had no record of vaccination, and we know that that strain was Delta,” “And in one of the cases they had significant underlying health conditions” External link

theage Friday, January 14, 2022 4:11:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "That (case number) clearly is an underestimate," External link

9news Tuesday, January 11, 2022 1:17:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "The gentlemen in his 30s was not vaccinated," External link

newstalkzb Tuesday, January 11, 2022 12:30:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "That (case number) clearly is an underestimate," External link

9news Monday, January 10, 2022 11:05:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “The gentlemen in his 30s was not vaccinated,” External link

news_com_au Monday, January 10, 2022 7:54:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “The gentlemen in his 30s was not vaccinated. And in terms of underlying health conditions, I really haven’t been briefed adequately so, I haven’t got that information available,” External link

news_com_au Monday, January 10, 2022 5:37:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "That clearly is an underestimate as people are moving and transitioning to rapid antigen testing," "But just to let you know that's certainly hopefully freeing up quite a lot of our capacity for PCR testing for those that need it" External link

abc-au Monday, January 10, 2022 5:12:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "That clearly is an underestimate as people are moving and transitioning to rapid antigen testing," "But just to let you know that's certainly hopefully freeing up quite a lot of our capacity for PCR testing for those that need it" External link

abc-au Monday, January 10, 2022 4:18:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “As we go forward, we should expect — because most people are vaccinated — to see an increasing proportion of people in ICU that are vaccinated,” “And we will always tragically have deaths sometimes with or because COVID may have hastened the death in people that are near end of life” External link

smh Monday, January 10, 2022 3:28:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “If you can just stay with the groups that you normally engage with, don’t go into environments where you’re mixing more broadly,” “But my key message is, please do not go out and about if you’ve got symptoms” External link

news_com_au Friday, January 7, 2022 9:34:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “If you’re positive with symptoms, then treat yourself as a case. In this current setting of such high case numbers, if you’ve got symptoms, and you got a positive RAT test, then you’re a case” External link

theherald-au Friday, January 7, 2022 4:51:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "My key message is please do not go out and about if you have symptoms. Please stay at home, get access to a RAT, or if you can't ... have a PCR test," "If you're in any risk categories, we want to make sure you're linked to care as that is our absolute priority" External link

illawarramercury Friday, January 7, 2022 8:54:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “If you’re positive with symptoms, then treat yourself as a case. In this current setting of such high case numbers, if you’ve got symptoms, and you got a positive RAT test, then you’re a case” External link

theherald-au Friday, January 7, 2022 8:41:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "My key message is please do not go out and about if you have symptoms. Please stay at home, get access to a RAT, or if you can't ... have a PCR test," "If you're in any risk categories, we want to make sure you're linked to care as that is our absolute priority" External link

bordermail Friday, January 7, 2022 7:31:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "The transmission is happening in a variety of settings," External link

yahoo-au Friday, January 7, 2022 6:02:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "While we are very well placed in the global context to manage this case burden, it is important that we all play our part in not placing unnecessary burden on the health system," External link

maitlandmercury Monday, January 3, 2022 11:48:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “You’re most infectious before you’ve got symptoms,” External link

aap-au Sunday, January 2, 2022 7:35:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "You're most infectious before you've got symptoms," External link

maitlandmercury Sunday, January 2, 2022 4:59:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are seeing doubling every two to three to four days," External link

9news Sunday, January 2, 2022 1:15:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are seeing doubling every two to three to four days," External link

9news Saturday, January 1, 2022 11:35:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “At the moment, we’re saying if you have a positive test, get tested using a PCR test,” External link

theherald-au Saturday, January 1, 2022 1:31:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “I know some people will be choosing to do a [rapid antigen test] ... but anyone with complex medical conditions, anyone with underlying health conditions or if you’re living with people with those conditions, it’s best that you get diagnosed so we can link you into care,” External link

theage Friday, December 31, 2021 9:01:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "But it's important to remember that COVID-19 is active in our communities and people are at an increased risk of contracting COVID-19, particularly in indoor environments," External link

aa-en Friday, December 31, 2021 5:00:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Continue to check in ... continue to wear those masks where they're required, and practice that physical distancing," External link

9news Friday, December 31, 2021 11:16:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “Even though it may be that one-off event where you’ve been looking forward to you seeing family and friends, if you have the most minimal of symptoms, I am asking you to stay home, isolate and get a test,” External link

theherald-au Friday, December 31, 2021 10:57:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We know it’s been a challenging year for everyone ... but it’s important to remember that Covid-19 is active in our communities and people are at an increased risk of contracting Covid-19, particularly in indoor environments,” External link

news_com_au Friday, December 31, 2021 8:57:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “But it’s important to remember that COVID-19 is active in our communities and people are at an increased risk of contracting COVID-19, particularly in indoor environments,” “We’re urging people to avoid mingling in large groups where possible and hold your events outside if you can. If you’re inside, keep your gathering small and make sure the area is well ventilated by opening doors and windows” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, December 31, 2021 8:36:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "Continue to check in ... continue to wear those masks where they're required, and practice that physical distancing," External link

9news Friday, December 31, 2021 6:04:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “we all have a part to play to reduce the impact of those case numbers” External link

theage Friday, December 31, 2021 4:10:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “Even though it may be that one-off event where you’ve been looking forward to you seeing family and friends, if you have the most minimal of symptoms, I am asking you to stay home, isolate and get a test,” External link

theage Friday, December 31, 2021 4:10:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant warned : "there is probably more disease in the community than the numbers reflect" External link

bordermail Thursday, December 30, 2021 6:02:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant warned : "there is probably more disease in the community than the numbers reflect" External link

illawarramercury Thursday, December 30, 2021 4:32:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant warned : "there is probably more disease in the community than the numbers reflect" External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, December 30, 2021 4:21:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant warned : "there is probably more disease in the community than the numbers reflect" External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, December 30, 2021 2:48:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant warned : "there is probably more disease in the community than the numbers reflect" External link

yahoo-au Thursday, December 30, 2021 1:51:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant warned : “there is probably more disease in the community than the numbers reflect” External link

aap-au Thursday, December 30, 2021 1:17:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “What we know from South Africa is that it’s been quite a massive uptick and then a drop down but there is some science behind that because when you get a certain proportion of the population exposed, you actually boost their immunity and then it almost acts as if you’re boosted with a vaccine through that natural protection. It’s always difficult to draw direct comparisons,” External link

guardian Wednesday, December 29, 2021 7:33:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “In the first wave, we may have 10 to 15 per cent of the community acquire it ... COVID will then be with us for years to come and we are going to have to get used to that,” External link

theherald-au Wednesday, December 29, 2021 5:40:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “It’s in everyone’s interest to slow the spread in the community,” External link

theherald-au Wednesday, December 29, 2021 5:40:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “In the first wave, we may have 10 to 15 per cent of the community acquire it ... COVID will then be with us for years to come and we are going to have to get used to that,” External link

theage Wednesday, December 29, 2021 11:02:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “It’s in everyone’s interest to slow the spread in the community,” External link

theage Wednesday, December 29, 2021 11:02:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “When you have a higher positivity rate, it tells us two things: that we probably aren’t ascertaining, you know, getting to all the cases, so there’s probably more disease in the community than the numbers reflect,” “But it also has impacts on our laboratory” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, December 29, 2021 5:40:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "What we are stressing is that is a prompt, a reminder to monitor for symptoms so please get tested if you're unwell but don't get tested unless you are feeling unwell," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, December 24, 2021 10:08:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "What we are stressing is that is a prompt, a reminder to monitor for symptoms so please get tested if you're unwell but don't get tested unless you are feeling unwell," External link

bordermail Friday, December 24, 2021 9:11:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "What we are stressing is that is a prompt, a reminder to monitor for symptoms so please get tested if you're unwell but don't get tested unless you are feeling unwell," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, December 24, 2021 5:39:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “pulling together multiple pieces of evidence from overseas countries such as South Africa and the UK, and using some of our own emerging data ... indicates that infection with Omicron is likely to be milder than infection with [the] Delta [variant], with the risk of hospitalisation being around 60 per cent to 80 per cent less than for Delta” External link

smh Thursday, December 23, 2021 1:21:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “pulling together multiple pieces of evidence from overseas countries such as South Africa and the UK, and using some of our own emerging data ... indicates that infection with Omicron is likely to be milder than infection with [the] Delta [variant], with the risk of hospitalisation being around 60 per cent to 80 per cent less than for Delta” External link

theage Thursday, December 23, 2021 1:12:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant wrote : “It is anticipated that contacting and managing all positive cases by telephone will become more difficult. I would therefore like to ... advise you that we are making some changes to the way we manage COVID-19 cases in the community,” External link

theage Wednesday, December 22, 2021 10:24:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We've seen a surge in demand for booster vaccines," "Please assist others and get a booster shot" External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, December 21, 2021 4:46:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are of the belief that Omicron transmission is accounting for our increased case numbers," External link

portstephensexaminer Monday, December 20, 2021 8:37:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “I would recommend that instead of Christmas shopping, everyone shops for a COVID booster online,” External link

smh Wednesday, December 15, 2021 11:14:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "That's a matter for government in setting those mandates and all I'm saying is from a public health position, I am strongly recommending we keep masks and I'm asking the community to do so," "It's a very tiny act and you're actually protecting yourself but more importantly you're protecting others" External link

abc-au Wednesday, December 15, 2021 8:41:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant told : “I’m providing the public health advice, which is that masks are an effective mitigant whether it’s Omicron Delta or the next variant,” External link

news_com_au Wednesday, December 15, 2021 7:58:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “it is also a numbers’ game” External link

news_com_au Wednesday, December 15, 2021 7:58:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "The rapid uptick in cases, we believe, is due to Omicron driving that," "What we don't know yet is the clinical severity but we do know boosters are crucial" External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, December 15, 2021 6:27:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “I know it can be annoying but it is a very tiny act and you are actually protecting yourself but, more importantly, you are protecting others,” External link

news_com_au Wednesday, December 15, 2021 5:34:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant added : "I would urge everyone to continue to wear mask in indoor environments," External link

9news Wednesday, December 15, 2021 5:07:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "The rapid uptick in cases, we believe, is due to Omicron driving that," "What we don't know yet is the clinical severity but we do know boosters are crucial" External link

portstephensexaminer Wednesday, December 15, 2021 5:05:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "With the festive season upon us and people starting to gather in larger numbers, I urge everyone to maintain their vigilance and to continue to come forward for testing with even the slightest symptoms and to follow the public health advice," External link

abc-au Tuesday, December 14, 2021 5:06:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "With the festive season upon us and people starting to gather in larger numbers, I urge everyone to maintain their vigilance and to continue to come forward for testing with even the slightest symptoms and to follow the public health advice," External link

abc-au Tuesday, December 14, 2021 4:19:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : “We are of the belief that Omicron transmission is accounting for our increased case numbers at present,” External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, December 14, 2021 12:21:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "these gatherings have led to super-spreading events and because of that we anticipate that numbers will continue to rise" External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, December 14, 2021 7:51:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said : "We are of the belief that Omicron transmission is accounting for our increased case numbers," External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, December 14, 2021 7:51:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant said ( about Kerry Chant ) : "I've spoken to Kerry about the concerns, the challenges, the feeling our community is experiencing at the moment. " External link

bordermail Wednesday, October 27, 2021 10:18:00 AM EAT

Kerry Chant disse : "Estamos prevendo que 20% da população será afetada na primeira onda" External link

noticias-terra-br Friday, March 13, 2020 3:20:00 PM EAT

Kerry Chant disse : "Estamos prevendo que 20% da população será afetada na primeira onda" External link

uol Friday, March 13, 2020 3:11:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
officer41.89%EN01/31/201731/01/2017
health officer40.54%EN01/31/201731/01/2017
medical officer1.35%EN10/31/201631/10/2016
minister4.05%EN08/30/201630/08/2016
health minister4.05%EN08/30/201630/08/2016
chief health8.11%EN07/06/201606/07/2016
Names Lang Count
Kerry ChantEN100.00%


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