COVID cases rocket across QLD, TAS and ACT

Queensland recorded a pandemic high 10,953 new COVID cases over the past 24 hours, taking total active cases to 53,203:

Obviously, the true number of infections is much higher because many people are taking at-home tests or are not testing at all.

Nevertheless, there are 14 people in Queensland being treated for COVID in ICU, three of whom are on ventilators.

Tasmania COVID cases roughly doubled over the past 24 hours to 1489 new infections, taking active cases to 4681:

There are eight Tasmanians in hospital with COVID, none of whom are in ICU.

The ACT recorded 1246 new infections, up from 992 yesterday:

There are now 4511 active cases across the territory, with 24 people in hospital including three in ICU.

Unconventional Economist

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