Canberrans have been urged to avoid travel to Greater Sydney due to “steadily rising” cases of COVID-19 in the area, as the ACT Government announced restrictions would not be eased in the Territory from next Friday.
the ACT has had no new cases of coronavirus for two weeks, the last new case was recorded on Friday 10 July.
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.
A 41-year-old man from Victoria has been arrested and charged for failing to comply with COVID-19 health directions in the ACT.
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.
One new case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in the ACT overnight; the person is a close contact of the three cases recorded yesterday.
ACT Health has confirmed three new cases of COVID-19 in the ACT overnight (7-8 July), all from the same household and linked to the outbreaks in Victoria.