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24 September 2021

Canberra lockdown – update 24 September

Canberra COVID-19 case numbers

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

Of these cases, 12 are linked to known cases or ongoing clusters and 7 remain under early investigation. 4 of the 19 cases were in quarantine during their infectious period, at least 13 spent some time in the community during their infectious period and 2 are under investigation.

12 cases are currently in hospital (including 2 from NSW), with 3 in intensive care and 2 require ventilation.

Canberra exposure locations 

We have 457 active exposure locations listed. Please keep an eye on the website.

Canberra COVID-19 testing 

A total of 2,455 tests were conducted in the 24 hours to 9am today at ACT Government and Capital Pathology sites.

Expanding public healthcare in Canberra

Record investments in public healthcare by the ACT Government will continue, with an expanded ICU at the Canberra Hospital, a better Emergency Department and more staff.