ACT records two deaths, 756 cases

There have been two deaths and 756 new cases of COVID-19 in the ACT.
There have been two deaths and 756 new cases of COVID-19 in the ACT.

There have been two deaths and 756 new cases of COVID-19 in the ACT, bringing the active number of infections to more than 5000.

A man in his 40s and a man in his 90s died, while 68 patients remain in hospital.

They include three in intensive care, with one on a ventilator, health authorities reported on Monday.

Almost 40 per cent of residents over the age of 18 have received their booster shot.

More than 50 per cent of children between five and 11 years old have received their first dose after becoming eligible in the second week of January.

Australian Associated Press