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07 October 2021

Canberra lockdown – update 7 October

Canberra COVID-19 case numbers

There have been 41 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in the ACT to 8pm yesterday. 

Of these cases, 14 are linked to known cases or ongoing clusters, with 24 under early investigation. 7 of the 41 cases were in quarantine during their infectious period, at least 5 spent some time in the community during their infectious period and the rest are under investigation.

15 patients are currently in hospital, with 7 in intensive care - 6 are requiring ventilation support.

Canberra exposure locations 

We have 412 active exposure locations listed. Please keep an eye on the website.

Canberra COVID-19 testing 

More than 3,500 tests were conducted in the 24 hours to 9am today at ACT Government and Capital Pathology sites.