Canberra lockdown: Lyneham High student tests positive, expect more cases: Health Minister

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
Updated August 16 2021 - 12:05am, first published August 15 2021 - 10:00pm
A Lyneham High School student has tested positive for COVID-19. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

People should expect a number of new cases in the growing Canberra outbreak of COVID-19, which is a very serious situation, the ACT Health Minister says.

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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.