The ACT has recorded 556 new cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8 pm yesterday, including 295 identified by PCR and 261 by rapid-antigen tests (RAT).
There are now 163 people in hospital, including one in intensive care.
Since the pandemic began, 190,847 cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the ACT.
Of the population aged between 5 and 15 years, 77.8 per cent of residents have received two doses. 77.5 per cent of the ACT’s 16-plus population has received three doses and 48.5 per cent of the Territory’s population aged over 50 has received four shots.
Interstate, NSW has reported five deaths overnight and 10,993 new cases of COVID-19.
Victoria has reported 21 deaths overnight and 7,115 new cases of COVID-19.