17 July 2022

ACT records 956 new COVID-19 cases

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There are 167 people in the Territory’s hospitals with COVID-19. Photo: Michelle Kroll.

The ACT has recorded 956 new cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8 pm yesterday, including 508 identified by PCR and 448 by rapid-antigen tests (RAT).

There are now 167 people in hospital, including six in intensive care and three being ventilated.

Since the pandemic began, 178,007 cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the ACT.

The double-dose vaccination rate for the ACT’s five-plus population remains 97.4 per cent, and 77.6 per cent of residents aged 16 and older have now received a booster.

Of ACT residents aged five to 11, 69.5 per cent have received two doses of vaccine.

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Interstate, NSW has reported 12 deaths overnight and 10,198 new cases of COVID-19.

Victoria has reported 16 deaths overnight and 9,630 new cases of COVID-19.

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Yep, it was expected that covid would go through the community, and nothing could stop it, despite people vaccinating anything that moved. Fail. And mRNA vaccines should not have been used for mass vaccination, as it will create a much more dangerous virus. Fail again. Research Dr Gert Vander Bossche warnings.

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