3 July 2022

ACT records 1031 new COVID-19 cases

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There are 130 people in the Territory’s hospitals with COVID-19. Photo: Michelle Kroll.

The ACT has recorded 1031 new cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8 pm yesterday, including 514 identified by PCR and 517 by rapid-antigen tests (RAT).

There are now 130 people in hospital, including 4 in intensive care.

Since the pandemic began, 161,158 cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the ACT.

The double-dose vaccination rate for the ACT’s five-plus population remains 97.4 per cent, and 77.3 per cent of residents aged 16 and older have now received a booster.

Of ACT residents aged five to 11, 68.9 per cent have received two doses of vaccine.

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Interstate, NSW has reported two deaths overnight and 8,864 new cases of COVID-19.

Victoria has reported 22 deaths overnight and 8,368 new cases of COVID-19.

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