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COVID-19 cases in Melbourne have increased significantly as a result of large outbreaks and community transmission, with a number of postcodes identified as hotspots.
Free and easily accessible testing facilities available for Canberrans.
From 12 noon today, new Public Health Directions have come into effect.
Next Friday I intend to sign new Public Health Directions that will enact our move to Step 2.2 of our plan.
Today I have signed the new Public Health Directions that will come into effect at 11.59pm to enact our move from Stage 1 to Stage 2.
The ACT will further ramp up elective surgery across the Territory in a careful and staged approach.
The ACT Government has announced the first phase of gradual easing of restrictions on sport and recreation.
The Surge Centre is one part of the ACT’s COVID-19 response plan, helping to boost our capacity and enhance our ability to respond to the pandemic.
Some elective surgery and procedures in ACT public hospitals will resume from Tuesday 28 April in a careful and staged approach.
The ACT Government is expanding its COVID-19 testing criteria for the next two weeks get an even better view of the situation in our community. Expanded testing will begin on Friday 24 April.
Community transmission is where there are large numbers of local transmissions occurring and a direct source of exposure cannot be identified.
The ACT Government is encouraging Canberrans to book a flu shot ahead of this year’s flu season.
Acknowledgement of Country
We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the ACT, the Ngunnawal people. We acknowledge and respect their continuing culture and the contribution they make to the life of this city and this region.
May 12 2020