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ACT sees uptick in covid tests

THE ACT has reported six new cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm yesterday (November 29), and an increase in covid tests.

Testing spiked with 3040 negative tests received in the 24 hours to 9am today (November 30), up from yesterday’s numbers which saw 1521 negative tests returned.

There are now 144 active cases in the territory, with 2006 total cases since the start of the current outbreak.

Eight people are in hospital with the virus, including four in intensive care and requiring ventilation.

Meantime, the percentage of the eligible population who are now fully vaccinated has reached 97.8 per cent.

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