Canberra records seven new COVID cases, nine people in hospital | Canberra Times

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ACT has reported seven new COVID-19 cases over the course of 24 hours to 8pm Saturday, a number lower than the nine cases recorded the day before. There are nine people hospitalized with the virus, five of whom are in intensive care, five of whom are in need of ventilation. This represents no change from the hospital admissions figures recorded on Saturday. The new cases bring the active total to 210, while the number of cases associated with this outbreak is now 1651. Meanwhile, the percentage of the eligible population aged 12 and over who are now fully vaccinated has reached 92.3 pct. 1424 negative tests were received during 24 hours to 1 p.m. 9 Saturday. Around Australia Meanwhile, NSW on Sunday registered 177 new cases of Covid-19 on Sunday and a new death. It is the first time in almost three months that the number of cases has dropped to below 200. The infections were diagnosed from 75,378 tests. Across NSW, there are 340 people in the hospital, 78 of whom require intensive care. Meanwhile in Victoria, the state has officially reached its 80 percent full vaccination milestone, while it recorded 12 deaths and a further 1,036 cases within 24 hours to midnight. The results were from more than 56,000 tests. there are 702 people in Victorian hospitals, with 128 in the intensive care unit and 80 people in need of ventilation. MORE COVID-19 NEWS: Our coverage of the health and safety aspects of this outbreak of COVID-19 in ACT and lockdown is free for all to access. However, we rely on subscription revenue to support our journalism. If you are able, sign up here. If you are already a subscriber, thank you for your support. You can also sign up for our newsletters for regular updates. Our journalists work hard to deliver local, up-to-date news to the community. Here’s how you can continue to access our trusted content:

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