Canberra Records 926 New COVID-19 Cases, Vaccination Rate Reaches 98.5% | Canberra weather


COVID cases in ACT are approaching four digits with 926 new cases reported within 24 hours through 8 p.m. Monday. Cases rose to 412 from 514 reported on Monday. New cases of COVID-19 bring the active total to 2,789. Meanwhile, Holt’s testing clinic closed on Tuesday due to a power outage. There are 13 people hospitalized with COVID, including one in intensive care and one on ventilation. There were 3,485 negative tests received within 24 hours until 9 a.m. on Tuesday. Meanwhile, the percentage of the eligible population that is now fully vaccinated remains at 98.5 percent. MORE COVID-19 NEWS: NSW has recorded 20,794 COVID-19 cases as hospitalizations increase. The new cases were diagnosed from 96,765 tests carried out within 24 hours to 8 p.m. Monday. There are 1,204 inpatients, 25 of whom are in intensive care. Victoria has recorded two more deaths from COVID-19 and 14,020 new cases. There are 48,297 active cases of coronavirus in the state and 516 hospital patients, the seven-day average is 464. A total of 56 people in intensive care are actively infected and 52 have been cured, including 24 on ventilators. Tasmania has reported 702 new cases of COVID-19, marking another record day for new infections. Active infections have now increased to 2,244 cases. READ MORE: Our coverage of the health and safety aspects of this COVID-19 outbreak in the ACT is free to everyone. However, we depend on subscription revenues to support our journalism. If you can, subscribe here. If you are already a subscriber, thank you for your support. You can also subscribe to our newsletters for regular updates. Our journalists work hard to provide local and up-to-date news to the community. Here’s how you can continue to access our trusted content:



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