Chief Minister Andrew Barr says the ACT has recorded 1,359 COVID-19 cases since the lockdown archetypal began.
The lockdown commenced connected Thursday August 12 astatine 5pm and is scheduled to extremity astatine 11:59pm connected Thursday October 14.
“In a small implicit 12 hours, the ACT lockdown volition end. This does not mean the extremity of COVID risk, though – and that’s wherefore the archetypal measurement retired of lockdown volition beryllium a gentle and measured measurement forward,” Mr Barr told Thursday’s media conference.
“Since the lockdown commenced, determination person been 1,359 recorded cases of the microorganism successful the territory, 119 radical person been hospitalised, 24 person needed intensive attraction – and sadly, 7 radical person mislaid their lives.”
Overnight the ACT recorded 46 locally acquired cases of COVID-19.