ACT government promises transparency on COVID-19 outbreak as lockdown ends

ACT government promises transparency on COVID-19 outbreak as lockdown ends

ACT government promises transparency on COVID-19 outbreak as lockdown ends The ACT government has promised to be transparent about COVID-19 cases and outbreaks in high-risk settings, such as hospitals, despite the fact not all exposures have been identified publicly or not revealed until authorities have been questioned. As the territory emerges from lockdown on Friday, there will be fewer details about cases and clusters as authorities move to focus on settings which have been deemed to have a high risk of transmission. New modelling has also provided a sense of reassurance to health authorities as hospitalisations in the coming weeks look set to be lower than expected. Health Minister Rachel Stephen-Smith said demand from patients in neighbouring NSW was also expected to be less due to high vaccination rates in …
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