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05 October 2021

Canberra lockdown – update 5 October

Canberra COVID-19 case numbers

There have been 33 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in the ACT to 8pm yesterday. 

Of these cases, 28 are linked to known cases or ongoing clusters, with 5 under early investigation. 6 of the 33 cases were in quarantine during their infectious period, at least 14 spent some time in the community during their infectious period and 13 are under investigation.

14 patients are currently in hospital, with 5 in intensive care - 3 are requiring ventilation support.

Canberra exposure locations 

We have 401 active exposure locations listed. Please keep an eye on the website.

Canberra COVID-19 testing 

More than 2,500 negative tests recorded in the 24 hours to 9am today at ACT Government and Capital Pathology sites.