Canberra lockdown – update 3 September
Canberra COVID-19 case numbers
There have been 18 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in the ACT to 8pm yesterday.
Of these cases, 13 are linked to known cases or ongoing clusters, with 5 under investigation. Only 3 of the 18 cases were quarantined for their full infectious period.
There are now 72 cases that have recovered during this outbreak, which means there are 255 active cases associated with this outbreak.
There are 10 patients in ACT hospitals, including 3 receiving intensive care support with 1 requiring ventilation.
Canberra exposure locations
We have over 242 active exposure locations listed. Please keep an eye on the website.
Canberra COVID-19 testing
A total of 2,654 tests were collected across both Government and Capital Pathology sites.
Priority vaccinations for ACT year 12 students and education staff
Priority COVID-19 vaccinations will be made available for education staff and year 12 students to enable students to get back into classrooms as soon as possible.
ACT year 12 students and staff can now book one of 5,500 priority Pfizer vaccination appointments reserved at the AIS Arena during the fortnight from Monday 6 September.