- Update: ACT Health has confirmed a person in the territory has tested positive for the Omicron variant of COVID-19.
The ACT has reported four new cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm on Thursday, as NSW records its highest tally in six weeks.
The active total for the ACT comes in at 120.
Testing dropped slightly with 1227 negative tests received in the 24 hours to 9am on Friday, down from the previous reporting period, in which 1747 negative tests were returned.
Four people are in hospital with three in intensive care and none on a ventilator.
Meanwhile, the percentage of the eligible population who are now fully vaccinated has reached 97.9 per cent.
ACT exposure locations
New exposure locations include a city bar and another primary school.
The Molly Bar in Odgers Lane in the Canberra City was exposed on Friday, November 26, between 9pm and 11pm. It is listed as a casual exposure site.
Campbell Primary School was exposed on Thursday, November 25, and Friday, November 26.
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NSW has recorded 337 COVID-19 cases and zero deaths as health authorities remain on alert after after eight Omicron variant infections were confirmed.
The new cases were diagnosed from 80,930 tests undertaken in the 24-hours to 8pm on Thursday.
There are 140 patients in hospital, 25 of them are in the ICU.
Some 94.6 per cent of people 16 and older have had one vaccine dose, while 92.6 per cent are fully vaccinated.
Victoria has recorded another 11 deaths from COVID-19 and 1188 new cases, as the state hits 91 per cent fully vaccinated for eligible residents above 12 years old.
There are 12,913 active coronavirus cases in the state and 289 patients in hospital, 43 people are in intensive care with 22 on a ventilator.
Meanwhile, the federal government is providing an extra $540 million to continue and expand Australia's COVID-19 response.
This comes as government decided not to shorten the timeframe for fully vaccinated people to get their COVID-19 booster shot, citing a lack of evidence it offers better protection against the Omicron variant.
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