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01 September 2021

Canberra lockdown – update 1 September

Canberra COVID-19 case numbers

There have been 23 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in the ACT to 8pm yesterday. 

Of these cases, 14 are linked to known cases or ongoing clusters, with 11 in quarantine during their infectious period. 11 were in the community for part of their infectious period and 1 is being assessed.

There are now 41 cases that have recovered during this outbreak, which means there are 256 active cases associated with this outbreak.

There are 13 patients in ACT hospitals, including 4 receiving intensive care support with 1 requiring ventilation.

Canberra exposure locations 

We have over 200 active exposure locations listed. Please keep an eye on the website.

As of 9am this morning, there are over 1,100 people who have self-identified as close contacts of ACT outbreaks.

Canberra COVID-19 testing 

Over 3,700 tests were collected across both Government and Capital Pathology sites, and 2,097 negative tests were returned.

Vaccine appointments for 16-29 year olds

Canberrans aged 16-29 can now book a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination at an ACT Government mass vaccination clinic or participating GP.

Visit covid19.act.gov.au/stay-safe-and-healthy/vaccine/book-a-vaccination-appointment