12:18PM FRIDAY 3 SEPTEMBER
The ANU has announced that all staff will have an ‘ANU holiday’ on Friday 17 September.
11:45AM FRIDAY 3 SEPTEMBER
The ACT recorded 18 new locally acquired COVID-19 cases. 13 are linked to current exposure sites, and 5 cases remain under investigation. 15 cases were infectious in the community for part of their infectious period. There are 10 people in hospital, and 3 in ICU.
11:05AM FRIDAY 3 SEPTEMBER
NSW has recorded 1431 new cases of COVID-19. There have been 12 deaths reported.
1:25PM THURSDAY 2 SEPTEMBER
ACT Health has updated their list of exposure sites. A number of transport routes have been added, as well as Nandos Canberra Centre.
11:50AM THURSDAY 2 SEPTEMBER
Over 16’000 people in the 16-29 year old age bracket booked a vaccine appointment yesterday, according to Chief Minister Andrew Barr.
11:45AM THURSDAY 2 SEPTEMBER
The ACT recorded 12 new locally acquired COVID-19 cases. 8 of these were infectious in the community, and 6 cases remain under investigation.
11:05AM THURSDAY 2 SEPTEMBER
Over 7 million people in NSW have had their first dose of the vaccine. 121,000 people were vaccinated in the state yesterday.
11:00AM THURSDAY 2 SEPTEMBER
NSW has recorded 1,288 new cases of COVID-19 to 8pm last night. There have been 7 deaths reported.
11:50AM WEDNESDAY 1 SEPTEMBER
The ACT recorded 23 new locally acquired COVID-19 cases. 11 of these were infectious in the community, and 9 cases remain unlinked.
2:25PM TUESDAY 31 AUGUST
The Government has announced that an extra 500,000 doses of Pfizer vaccines have been secured through a dose swap deal with Singapore. These vaccines will be distributed to all states and territories on a per capita basis for immediate use next week with the ACT set to receive 8344 of these vaccines.
12:51PM TUESDAY 31 AUGUST
Further amendments to restrictions from Thursday 5:00pm include an expansion on allowed daily exercise time to 2 hours, and some relaxing of capacity limits on funerals and weddings.
12:08PM TUESDAY 31 AUGUST
Barr has announced a slight easing of restrictions from 5:00pm this Thursday, 2nd of September. 5 people will be allowed to gather outdoors, which can include people outside of your household who are not considered close contacts.
11:51AM TUESDAY 31 AUGUST
Barr has announced that the one-off grants for businesses will be increased significantly.
11:50AM TUESDAY 31 AUGUST
Chief Minister Andrew Barr has announced that the lockdown has been extended until midnight on the 17th of September.
11:45AM TUESDAY 31 AUGUST
The ACT has recorded 13 new cases. 7 of these are linked to current exposure sites and 6 remain under investigation. Only 4 of these cases were in quarantine during their entire infectious period. There are now 13 people hospitalised, and three remain in intensive care.
11:05AM TUESDAY 31 AUGUST
NSW has recorded 1,164 COVID-19 cases to 8pm last night. Three people have lost their lives.
11:50AM MONDAY 30 AUGUST
Chief Minister Andrew Barr has said that the ACT will begin processing bookings for 16-29 year olds who have registered in the system.
11:45AM MONDAY 30 AUGUST
The ACT has recorded 12 cases overnight with 6 cases linked and at least 6 infectious in the community.
10:20AM MONDAY 30 AUGUST
ACT Health has updated their list of exposure sites. The main sites of concern for ANU students are listed below:
OfficeWorks Braddon Thursday 2:50pm-4pm
Monitor for Symptoms:
Westpac Canberra Centre Thursday 10:30am-11:20am
Pharmacy on Petrie Thursday 10:50am-11:30am
There are also a number of sites in Belconnen and Gungahlin.
10:15AM MONDAY 30 AUGUST
Good morning ANU and welcome to Day 18. If you’re looking for last week’s updates, you’ll find them all here.
Here’s a quick summary of where things are at:
The ACT has 230 active cases of COVID-19.
There is still only 1 active case of COVID-19 on campus.
Following their lockdown last week, Warrumbul Lodge residents have now returned to normal SAHO restrictions.
This lockdown is scheduled to end this Thursday, but the Chief Minister has not yet revealed what changes Canberrans can expect.
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