Analysis

Canberra outbreak: Buying more time to defeat Delta comes at a hefty cost

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
Updated August 31 2021 - 9:24pm, first published 5:00pm
Epidemiology is a difficult discipline to explain at a press conference: Dr Kerryn Coleman addresses the media on Sunday. Picture: Keegan Carroll

Now the ACT must wait, held in lockdown limbo, while the remaining chains of coronavirus transmission are identified and broken. This virus doesn't follow a public timetable.

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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.