ANU COVID Live Blog: 19 Aug
ACT’s total active cases is now at 102 after 8 new cases were recorded today. None of these cases were infectious in the community.
Campus’ risk classification is being dropped from Red Alert to High Risk. Under these new conditions Res Halls will maintain the “bubble system”, but residents will be able to get vaccinated, attend medical appointments and go grocery shopping. Essential work is also allowed under High Risk classifications. The risk classification will remain orange over the weekend and be re-assessed on Monday according to Vice-Chancellor Brian Schmidt.
16 new cases recorded overnight brings the territory’s total up to 83. There were also two cases detected in Queanbeyan.
With 5 of today’s cases being investigated, the ACT currently has 9 cases under investigation.