ACT records 17 new cases of COVID-19, with 12 infectious in the community

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The ACT has recorded 17 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19.Twelve of those cases spent some time infectious in the community.Six of the new cases are yet to be linked to other known cases or transmission sites.Eight people are in hospital with the virus —two people are in intensive care and one is requiring ventilation.Of … Read more

ACT records 15 new COVID-19 cases as restrictions ease slightly and school holidays begin

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The ACT has recorded 15 new COVID-19 cases, at least seven of which spent part of their infectious period in the community and eight currently unlinked to other known cases or clusters.Eight people are currently in hospital with the virus, and one of those remains in intensive care requiring ventilation.Only two of the new cases were in quarantine … Read more

ACT records 30 new COVID-19 cases, a number Chief Minister Andrew Barr says is ‘simply too high’

ACT records 30 new COVID-19 cases, a number Chief Minister Andrew Barr says is 'simply too high'

The ACT has recorded 30 new cases of COVID-19, at least 14 of which were infectious in the community and with 11 not yet linked to other known cases.Eight people are in hospital with the virus, with one person in intensive care requiring ventilation.There are currently 245 active cases in the territory.ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr “regretfully” … Read more

ACT records 15 new COVID-19 cases, at least eight of which were infectious in the community

ACT records 15 new COVID-19 cases, at least eight of which were infectious in the community

The ACT has recorded 15 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19.Key points:At least eight of the new cases were infectious in the communityOne new case has been detected at Canberra’s jail, through routine monitoringActing Chief Health Officer Vanessa Johnston says some people had been knowingly infectious in the community during the outbreakAt least eight of the … Read more

ACT records 13 new cases of COVID-19, as territory braces for another month of lockdown

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The ACT has recorded 13 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 as the territory endures what Chief Minister Andrew Barr says is one of the “toughest moments” in Canberra’s history.Key points:Eight of today’s new cases were infectious in the community The ACT will today mark 75 per cent of people over 12 years of age vaccinated with one doseHealth authorities … Read more

Canberra’s lockdown extended until October 15 as ACT records 22 new COVID-19 cases

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The ACT’s lockdown has been extended for another four weeks until October 15, Chief Minister Andrew Barr has confirmed. Key points:The ACT has recorded 22 new COVID-19 casesThere will be a phased return to face-to-face learning, beginning with year 12 students at the start of term 4 The ACT has been in lockdown since August 12 The extension of the lockdown … Read more

ACT records 13 new COVID-19 infections, as vaccination bookings open for 12-15-year-olds

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The ACT has recorded 13 new COVID-19 cases.Of the new cases, only two were in quarantine for their entire infectious period.Ten people spent some time in the community while infectious, while the isolation status of one person is still under investigation.There are nine people with COVID-19 in hospital in the ACT, with three in intensive care and one person on … Read more

The ACT has recorded 15 new cases of COVID-19, with six infectious in the community

The ACT has recorded 15 new cases of COVID-19, with six infectious in the community

The ACT has recorded 15 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19.Key points:Six of today’s cases were infectious in the community 19,500 first-dose Pfizer appointments have been brought forward in the ACTPolice will enforce compliance with health orders during today’s warmer weatherSix of those cases spent some time infectious in the community.Only one of the new cases is not yet linked to … Read more

ACT records 15 new COVID-19 cases, as changes announced for Check In CBR app

ACT records 15 new COVID-19 cases, as changes announced for Check In CBR app

The ACT has recorded 15 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19.Key points:At least eight of today’s cases spent some time in community while infectiousThere are nine people in hospital with the virus, with two patients in intensive careThe ACT government has updated its Check In CBR app to enable push notificationsAt least eight of those cases were … Read more