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Home Health Health ACT COVID-19 Update - 26 September 2021

ACT COVID-19 Update – 26 September 2021

They are 25 news cases that have been reported in Canberra today 26 September 202.1

There have been 32 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in the ACT in the 24 hours to 8pm yesterday, 25 September 2021.

Of these cases, 26 are linked to known cases or ongoing clusters. Seven (7) cases were in quarantine during their infectious period, 24 spent varying degrees of time in the community while infectious and one (1) remain under early investigation as to their time spent in the community.

There are now 492 cases who have recovered with 16 in the past 24 hours. This means there are now 233 active cases associated with this outbreak.

As of 9am this morning ACT Health continues to work with over 950 people who have self-identified as close contacts of ACT outbreaks.

There are currently 10 patients in ACT hospitals, including four (4) in intensive care and three (3) of these require ventilation.

More than 2,900 tests were collected across the ACT yesterday, from both Government and private providers. There were 2,624 negative test results in the 24 hours to 9am today.

Our vaccination efforts continue across the ACT with total vaccine doses administered at ACT Government Clinics now at 294,880.

We have around 500 current exposure locations listed for the ACT. Canberrans are asked to keep up to date on new locations on the ACT COVID-19 website.

Stay COVID-19 safe

We continue to remind Canberrans that we are still in lockdown and that now is not the time to become complacent.

This means minimising your time in the community and only leaving your home for the approved reasons.

Where possible, you should also continue to undertake essential activities within your local region.

When out in the community, make sure you are:

  • wearing a mask and wearing it properly
  • maintaining good hand hygiene
  • physical distancing from people outside of your household – at least 1.5 metres, and
  • check in everywhere you go with the Check In CBR app.
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