ACT records 18 new Covid infections as prime minister claims zero case policy is not out of reach for territory
- Canberra has announced 18 new Covid infections, many of which are not isolated
- There are currently 10 people in hospital and three in intensive care
- ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr insists Covid zero is not out of reach
Canberra has recorded 18 new cases of coronavirus, most of which are not isolated all the time while contagious.
Of the cases, 13 have been linked to other cases, and 15 had been in the community with the virus for some time.
There are 10 people in hospital, three of whom are in intensive care, including a patient on a ventilator.
Canberra has registered 18 new cases of coronavirus, most of which are not isolated all the time while contagious
As Canberra enters its fifth week of lockdown, ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr claims Covid-zero is not out of reach for the territory.
The lockdown, extended to midnight Sept. 17, began after the more contagious Delta strain of the virus made its way out of NSW.