7 August 2022

ACT records 415 new COVID-19 cases

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There are 140 people in the Territory’s hospitals with COVID-19. Photo: Michelle Kroll.

The ACT has recorded 415 new cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8 pm yesterday, including 203 identified by PCR and 212 by rapid-antigen tests (RAT).

There are now 140 people in hospital, including five in intensive care and one receiving ventilation. Currently, there are 3,941 active COVID-19 cases in the ACT.

Since the pandemic began, 195,115 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. 77.7 per cent of the ACT’s 16-plus population has received three doses and 51 per cent of the Territory’s population aged over 50 has received four shots.

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Interstate, NSW has reported 15 deaths overnight and 10,027 new cases of COVID-19.

Victoria has reported three deaths overnight and 5,114 new cases of COVID-19.

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