ACT leads national race to vaccinate against COVID-19 as it sets aims higher

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
Updated August 24 2021 - 10:43pm, first published August 23 2021 - 2:00pm
Ash Snare, 26, receives his first dose of AstraZeneca from pharmacist Max Cornwell Laidlaw at Priceline Woden on Tuesday. Picture: Karleen Minney

The ACT has jumped ahead in the race to vaccinate the nation, taking the lead for the first time on the same day the capital recorded a record number of COVID-19 cases.

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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.