Prime Minister Daniel Andrews suffered a “nasty fall” ???? at his home as he was preparing for work on Tuesday and was rushed to the hospital for preventative x-rays

Andrews did not injure his head, according to a government spokesman, but the prime minister was absent today when his government announced an investigation into the disadvantage of indigenous peoples

He was replaced at the announcement by Deputy Prime Minister James Merlino, who is Mr. Andrews’ ???? Absence at the beginning of the press conference and said the premier had taken a “nasty fall” ???? at home

â ???? As you all know, he fell this morning as he was preparing for work. He’s in the hospital as a precaution and is getting precautionary x-rays Mr. Merlino said

Mr Merlino said he could not say exactly when the Prime Minister would return to work, but I know he is fine and, as a precaution, he is receiving good care ?

“I don’t know the circumstances of the fall All I know is that he had a nasty fall while preparing for work”said the deputy prime minister

Mr Merlino added that “just a trip to the hospital” would have kept Mr Andrews away from announcing that Victoria would launch an investigation into the ongoing effects of colonization on the state’s indigenous community. The investigation was published in The Age on Tuesday revealed

Mr Andrews, who will turn 49 in July, had been on vacation several days and returned to work Tuesday morning

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World news – AU – Victorian Prime Minister Daniel Andrews was hospitalized after a “nasty fall”

Source: https://www.theage.com.au/national/victoria/victorian-premier-daniel-andrews-taken-to-hospital-20210309-p578yq.html