Elective surgery halt a possibility in Canberra as Omicron COVID cases spike in the ACT

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
December 29 2021 - 6:30pm

Elective surgeries may need to be halted if the ACT continues to see a dramatic increase in the number of COVID-19 cases, but only a small number of healthcare staff have so far been furloughed due to coronavirus exposures.

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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.

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