TWO folks have died – a person in his 80s and girl in her 70s – with COVID-19, in accordance with the newest weekly report from ACT Well being. The entire variety of ACT lives misplaced since March 2020 stands at 138.

The most recent figures additionally report 3184 new instances of covid (1283 PCR and 1901 RAT), an increase on final week’s 3018 instances. The entire variety of instances reported within the ACT since March 2020 is  224,902.

There are 69 sufferers with covid in hospital, of which three are in ICU and one is on a ventilator.  An lively case in hospital is a affected person who has examined optimistic to COVID-19 requiring covid-specific precautions resulting from their infectious standing.

ACT Well being is not going to be reporting covid numbers till January 6.

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Ian Meikle, editor