A man in his 40s died with COVID-19 on Thursday, as the ACT reports six new cases.
The man - the youngest person to have died with COVID-19 in this outbreak - was being treated in the intensive care unit, ACT Health said.
The Canberra Times understands the man was not vaccinated, however Health Minister Rachel Stephen-Smith and ACT Health would not confirm the man's vaccination status, citing privacy reasons.
It's understood no fully vaccinated people have been treated for COVID-19 in the ICU in Canberra since the outbreak started in August.
Eleven people in the ACT have died in the latest outbreak 14 have died since the start of the pandemic last year. All previous deaths were people aged in their 60s or older.
There are three people hospitalised with the virus, one of whom is in intensive care requiring ventilation.
ACT Health said they would not release the man's vaccination status at this point in time.
"We ask that people respect the privacy of his family and friends during this difficult time," they said in a statement.
A man in his 60s, whose death was confirmed by ACT Health on Monday, was previously the youngest person to have died in this outbreak.
One of the cases reported on Friday is an overseas case.
Meanwhile, a cluster at Wanniassa School junior campus has grown to 31 cases, five more than were reported on Thursday, while a case at Namadgi School is under investigation.
The new cases - reported in the 24 hours to 8pm on Thursday - bring the active total to 125, while the number of cases associated with this outbreak now stands at 1698.
Meantime, the percentage of the eligible population who are now fully vaccinated has reached 94.4 per cent.
There were 1903 negative test results on Thursday.
There have now been 1698 cases as part of this outbreak, and there are 125 active cases.
ACT Health has also revealed that 52 public school staff have not complied with the vaccination mandate which required to have their first dose by November 1, and a second dose by November 29.
Education Directorate officials confirmed that 28 teachers, 22 non-teachers and two school leaders have not provided proof of vaccination in line with the health directive.
Four of these staff members were on leave for unrelated reasons so 48 staff members will have to be moved to duties away from unvaccinated children aged under 12 years old.
NSW has recorded 249 new COVID-19 cases and three deaths in the 24 hours to 8pm on Thursday.
Across the state 93.8 per cent of the population aged over 16 years have been vaccinated with their first dose, while 89.1 per cent are fully vaccinated.
There are 285 COVID-19 patients in hospital with 61 in ICU.
Victoria recorded 1343 new cases on Friday, while 10 people in the state died.
There are 634 Victorians hospitalised, 109 in intensive care and 73 requiring ventilation.
Eighty-two per cent of the state's population aged over 16 is fully vaccinated.
Top End town Katherine has been locked down for three days after the Northern Territory's first locally acquired COVID-19 case was diagnosed.
Greater Darwin also had health restrictions imposed from midnight Thursday (local time), with a lockout for unvaccinated people.
Only fully vaccinated people are permitted to move freely about the community, after a man in his 20s was diagnosed with what is thought to be the Delta strain of the virus in Katherine, 320km south of Darwin.
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