26 January 2022

ACT records 896 new COVID-19 cases

Join the conversation
2
covid road sign

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.

Join the conversation

2
All Comments
  • All Comments
  • Website Comments
Latest

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

Daily Digest

Want the best Canberra news delivered daily? Every day we package the most popular Riotact stories and send them straight to your inbox. Sign-up now for trusted local news that will never be behind a paywall.

By submitting your email address you are agreeing to Region Group's terms and conditions and privacy policy.