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Victoria's Health Minister resigns over Covid-19 quarantine blunders

Victoria's health minister has quit her portfolio as the fallout from the state's Covid-19 hotel quarantine scheme continues.

Victorian Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos speaks at a press conference in Melbourne. Source: Getty

Jenny Mikakos today issued a statement confirming her move, just a day after Premier Daniel Andrews gave evidence to an inquiry and pointed partial blame at the minister for her role in the bungled scheme.

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"I am disappointed that my integrity has sought to be undermined," she wrote in a one-page statement.

Mikakos also intends to resign from parliament.