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Wet weather prompts closure of Kambah testing clinic

Kambah’s drive-through COVID-19 testing clinic will be closed from Friday 7 August and will reopen on Monday 10 August due to forecast wet weather.

How many ‘what ifs’ lead to a coronavirus test?

Last week I had a coronavirus test, it was my first but it’s unlikely to be my last. CW journalist Cassandra Power shares her firsthand account ...

New Kambah testing site opens as no new cases reported

A new drive-through COVID-19 testing site has opened in Kambah today (Thursday 30 July), in response to “sustained high demand” for testing.

150 people now in self-quarantine in ACT; no new cases

More than 150 people are now in self-quarantine in the ACT after attending the Batemans Bay Soldier Club on 13, 15-17 July, as the ACT again records no new cases of COVID-19 in the Territory in the past 24 hours.

Reminder to avoid large crowds as no new cases recorded

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 to open three new COVID-19 testing clinics

The ACT Government will open three additional coronavirus testing clinics in the Territory, including one at Garran Oval, previously set to be a temporary COVID-19 Emergency Department.

Test finds no trace of coronavirus in ACT sewage

No traces of SARS-CoV-2 were found in Canberra’s sewage system throughout May, a comprehensive testing program carried out by experts from The Australian National University has found.

Respiratory clinics help meet COVID-19 testing demand

Demand for COVID-19 testing is seeing an increase in wait times at the Weston Creek walk-in clinic and drive-through testing facility at EPIC.

ACT expands COVID-19 testing criteria for two weeks

The ACT's designated COVID-19 testing sites will take samples from all symptomatic people who present over the next two weeks to get an even better view of the situation in the community.

Only one new case of COVID 19 recorded in last six days

Only one new case of COVID-19 has been recorded in the ACT in the last six days, with no new cases detected in Canberra overnight.

Phone tracking app could be introduced in next fortnight

The Federal Government could be introducing a mobile phone tracking app in the next fortnight as a digital method to trace the spread of COVID-19.

Canberra COVID-19 testing to expand

Testing criteria for Canberra COVID-19 cases will expand with a random number of Canberrans who would otherwise not meet criteria to be tested from Monday.