26 January 2022

ACT records 896 new COVID-19 cases

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41.1 per cent of ACT residents aged over 18 have received a booster shot. Photo: Region Media.

The ACT has recorded 896 new cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8 pm yesterday, including 600 identified by PCR and 296 by rapid-antigen tests (RAT).

There are now 67 people in hospital, including five in intensive care and one being ventilated.

This brings the number of active cases in the ACT to 4,745. Yesterday there were 904 new cases.

The number of ACT residents aged 12 and over who are fully vaccinated remains steady at 98.6 per cent while 41.1 per cent of ACT residents aged over 18 have received a booster shot.

NSW recorded 21,030 new cases and 29 deaths in the last 24 hours.

Victoria recorded 13,507 new cases and 35 deaths.

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This means the vaccine is working, and you should get boosted indefinitely.

Bill McLoughlin2:27 pm 26 Jan 22

It would be interesting to know the vaccination status of those in hospital ie the percentages of three, two, one and no vaccinations

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