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17 September 2021

Canberra lockdown – update 17 September

Canberra COVID-19 case numbers

There have been 30 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in the ACT to 8pm yesterday. 

Of these cases, 19 are linked to known cases or ongoing clusters, with 11 under investigation. 12 of the 30 cases were in quarantine during their infectious period, 14 spent some time in the community during their infectious period and 6 are still being assessed.

There are 8 patients in ACT hospitals, including 1 receiving intensive care support requiring ventilation.

There are 245 active cases in the ACT. 341 people have recovered from COVID-19 during this outbreak.

Canberra exposure locations 

We have 311 active exposure locations listed. Please keep an eye on the website.

Canberra COVID-19 testing 

A total of 2,866 negative tests were returned in the 24 hours to 8pm last night.