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    Scott Morrison and Anthony Albanese pressed on Covid approach as infections and deaths rise – video

    Scott Morrison and Anthony Albanese have been questioned on Australia’s response to Covid-19 as the nation’s per capita infection rate rises to among the highest in the world. The prime minister on Sunday said if re-elected his government will ‘put this pandemic behind us’. On Wednesday, when pressed on the 65 coronavirus deaths recorded the day before, Morrison suggested people were dying ‘with Covid’ but not because of Covid

    The Labor leader, Albanese, said Australia needed to ‘step up’ the national strategy and recognise the pandemic was ‘still having a real human impact’.

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