The ACT has recorded 13 new COVID cases on Monday, as Canberrans brace for a major update on the future of the current lockdown.
Of the new cases announced on Monday, at least 10 were infectious in the community for some time, which poses some concern for authorities and could have bearing on tomorrow's lockdown announcement.
More locations were added to the list of exposure sites across Canberra, including a Canberra school listed as a close contact site, and Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health Service - which will close Monday and Tuesday - listed as a casual contact site.
It comes as the ACT government has announced it will open bookings for COVID vaccinations for people aged 12-15 years old.
Meanwhile, the ACT government is considering expected levels of NSW COVID hospitalisations as it forms a reopening plan for Canberra, saying it has to anticipate a flow of patients into the city's hospitals from surrounding districts.
Yass will go into lockdown from midnight, and people are lining up for hours outside the AIS Arena vaccination clinic.
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