14 August 2022

ACT records 310 new cases of COVID-19

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COVID 19 Screening Centre Closed at Garran due to weather. Canberra Hospital Photo: Michelle Kroll Region Media

There are now 139 people in the Territory’s hospitals with COVID-19. Photo: Michelle Kroll.

The ACT has recorded 310 new cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8 pm yesterday, including 173 identified by PCR and 137 by rapid-antigen tests (RAT).

There are now 139 people in hospital with the virus, including 3 in intensive care and 2 receiving ventilation. Currently, there are 2,615 active COVID-19 cases in the ACT.

Since the pandemic began, 198,183 cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the ACT.

Of the population aged between 5 and 15 years, 77.9 per cent of residents have received two doses. 77.8 per cent of the ACT’s 16-plus population has received three doses and 52.3 per cent of the Territory’s population aged over 50 has received four shots.

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Interstate, NSW has reported 9 deaths overnight and 6,979 new cases of COVID-19.

Victoria has reported 24 deaths overnight and 3,450 new cases of COVID-19.

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