ACT records highest daily number of new COVID-19 cases yet

The Australian Capital Territory has recorded it highest ever daily number of new COVID-19 cases, with 252 new cases reported overnight. The record-breaking figure has been recorded as 98.5 per cent of the territory's population aged over 12 have been fully vaccinated against the virus. It also comes after Monday's figure - 189 new cases - broke the previous record of the highest daily number of new cases. READ MORE: Man injured as 'sizeable' explosion destroys Canberra shops https://twitter.com/ACTHealth/status/1475662315831758850There are 908 active cases of the virus in the ACT, including three in hospital. There were 2980 negative COVID-19 tests returned in the past 24 hours. Prior to December 21, and the Omicron outbreak, the highest number of daily COVID-19 cases recorded in the territory was 52.

The Australian Capital Territory has recorded it highest ever daily number of new COVID-19 cases, with 252 new cases reported overnight.

The record-breaking figure has been recorded as 98.5 per cent of the territory's population aged over 12 have been fully vaccinated against the virus.

It also comes after Monday's figure – 189 new cases – broke the previous record of the highest daily number of new cases.

READ MORE: Man injured as 'sizeable' explosion destroys Canberra shops

https://twitter.com/ACTHealth/status/1475662315831758850

There are 908 active cases of the virus in the ACT, including three in hospital.

There were 2980 negative COVID-19 tests returned in the past 24 hours.

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 08: Kayakers on Lake Burley Griffin on October 08, 2021 in Canberra, Australia. Lockdown restrictions remain in place for Canberra, with residents subject to stay-at-home orders as the ACT continues to record new local COVID-19 cases. The current lockdown restrictions are due to remain in place until Friday 15 October 2021. (Photo by Rohan Thomson/Getty Images)

Prior to December 21, and the Omicron outbreak, the highest number of daily COVID-19 cases recorded in the territory was 52.

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