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29 August 2021

Canberra lockdown – update 29 August

There have been 13 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in the ACT to 8pm yesterday. All of these cases are linked to known cases or ongoing clusters, and 8 were in quarantine during their infectious period.

There are now 230 active cases associated with this outbreak, after 20 cases recovered.

There are 10 patients in ACT hospitals, including 1 receiving intensive care support and ventilation.

Canberra exposure locations 

As of 9am this morning, ACT Health is working with over 800 people who have self-identified as close contacts of ACT outbreaks.

We have 190 current exposure locations listed. Please keep an eye on the website.

Canberra COVID-19 testing 

A total 2,074 negative tests returned to Canberrans that were collected across both Government and Capital Pathology sites.