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Four of the 237 active covid cases have recovered

Cartoon: Paul Dorin

FOUR covid cases have now recovered in the current outbreak of 237 cases and there is one fewer person in hospital. 

Here are today’s (August 28) latest lockdown statistics:

  • 26 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in the ACT in the 24 hours to 8pm yesterday.
  • Of these,  20 are linked to known cases or ongoing clusters, 15 were in quarantine during their infectious period, seven were in the community for part of their infectious period and four are continuing to be assessed.
  • There are now four cases that have recovered, which means there are now 233 active cases associated with this outbreak.
  • As of 9am today ACT Health continues to work with more than 1800 people who have self-identified as close contacts of ACT outbreaks.
  • There are currently 10 patients in ACT hospitals, including one in intensive care and requiring ventilation.
  • 2937 tests were collected across the ACT yesterday, from government and private providers.  
  • ACT Pathology and private providers, returned 3528 negative test results in the 24 hours to 9am today.  
  • The total number of vaccine doses administered in the ACT now stands at 201,967.  
  • There are more than 214 current exposure locations listed for the ACT. 
  • The police made 1000 traffic stops yesterday and issued five directions to leave the ACT. 

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