The ACT has recorded 579 new cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8 pm yesterday, including 305 identified by PCR and 274 by rapid-antigen tests (RAT). Sadly, ACT Health has been notified of the death of a man in his 80s with the virus.
There are now 135 people in hospital, including 2 in intensive care and one receiving ventilation. Currently, there are 4,095 active COVID-19 cases in the ACT.
Since the pandemic began, 194,847 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.
Interstate, NSW has reported 30 deaths overnight and 11,998 new cases of COVID-19.
Victoria has reported 24 deaths overnight and 6,261 new cases of COVID-19.