Canberra Covid outbreak: First Covid case and Sydney cluster linked but authorities uncertain how virus got to ACT

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
Updated August 14 2021 - 7:38am, first published 7:00am
Chief Health Officer Dr Kerryn Coleman, who says people need to feel safe coming forward for testing and contact tracing. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

A cluster of COVID-19 cases in the ACT has been linked to the outbreak in Greater Sydney, but health officials say they are not yet certain how the virus returned to the territory.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined the Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine on Saturdays. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.

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