ACT Health Minister Rachel Stephen-Smith 'nervous' as ACT COVID cases spike but vaccinations cause for optimism against Omicron

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
December 31 2021 - 6:30pm

The ACT's Health Minister has conceded she is nervous about the rapidly changing COVID-19 situation but says a high vaccination rate and low numbers in Canberra's hospitals are cause for optimism.

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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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