ACT Health is reminding Canberrans to avoid large crowds and maintain physical distancing as the ACT again records no new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours

ACT Health is reminding Canberrans to avoid large crowds and maintain physical distancing as the ACT again records no new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, leaving the ACT’s total at 113. There are five active cases in the ACT, all of which were recorded last week, between 8 and 10 July. 

A total of 105 cases have recovered from COVID-19 in the ACT and the death toll remains at three. There are no COVID-19 patients in Canberra hospitals.

The number of negative tests in the ACT is now 38,572.

General information

ACT Health again ask Canberrans to remember four requirements in the coming weeks:

  1. Avoid large crowds;
  2. Keep 1.5 metres apart whenever possible;
  3. Continue good hand and respiratory hygiene; and
  4. Stay home if you are unwell and get tested if you are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms.

The ACT Government has a dedicated COVID-19 website for all information about the health and economic response to the pandemic in the ACT. For further information visit www.covid19.act.gov.au

The ACT Government also has a helpline to assist Canberrans through the challenges of COVID-19. The COVID-19 Helpline is (02) 6207 7244 and is available between 8am and 8pm daily.

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  1. As of 16th July Australia has seen 111 COVID related deaths in 4 – 5 months.

    Historically Australia, influenza on average causes 1,500 to 3,000 deaths, about 18,000 hospitalisations and 300,000 GP consultations1 each year. Just sayin.

    http://www.isg dot org dot au/index.php/clinical-information/influenza-fast-facts-/