The ACT has reported 1320 new cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm on Friday.
There were 629 PCR tests in this recording and 691 rapid antigen tests.
The new cases bring the active total to 3316.
There are 30 people in hospital because of COVID, with three of them in intensive care and three being ventilated.
No new deaths from COVID were recorded in the past 24 hours.
Vaccination rates were not updated, with the latest ACT Health report stating the percentage of Canberrans aged 18 and over who have received booster shots was at 28.1 per cent.
COVID vaccinations in the ACT are at 98.6 per cent double dosed for those 12 and older.
For the newest age cohort of vaccine-eligible Canberrans, those aged 5 to 11, remain at 15.3 per cent with their first dose since becoming eligible five days ago.
In NSW, there were fewer lives lost and newly reported positive tests have begun to decrease as older at-home rapid antigen tests for the previous seven days have already been reported.
However, hospitalisations and people in ICU have climbed to record numbers in the latest update with 2,576 people hospitalised, and of them 193 are in ICU.
The state lost 20 lives to COVID, NSW Health officials reported on Saturday morning, down from the record high of 29 deaths on Friday.
Positive RAT results fell below positive PCR results for the first time, 21,748 and 27,020 respectively for a total of 48,768 newly registered positive tests in NSW in the 24-hour period. Of the positive RAT results, 15,925 were from the previous seven days.
Vaccine boosters, or a third dose in the case of immunocompromised people, have been given to 24.2 per cent of the potentially eligible population of NSW.
Children's vaccination continues to climb steadily, especially for children aged 5-11, of which 8.9 per cent have now had one dose of the vaccine in the five days since that age group became eligible. 78.3 per cent of teenagers 12-15 have now had two doses of the vaccine in NSW.
In Victoria, has seen a new day of record deaths due to COVID, 23 in the past 24-hours. Hospitalisations gone above 1000 (1054) and the number of people in ICU has risen by three to 115. The number on ventilators is steady at 30.
COVID positive cases in Victoria has risen by 25,526 as positive rapid antigen tests registered climbs above new positive PCR tests (12,857 and 12,669 respectively). The state has a total of 227,105 active cases.
In vaccine numbers, Victoria has reached 22 per cent boostered, including both immunocompromised with their third dose and adults with COVID boosters. Among teenagers, 93 per cent have now had two doses.
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This has been the deadliest week of the pandemic in every Australian state or territory where the Omicron outbreak has taken root. Even without the latest daily deaths reported this Saturday there had already been more than 250 deaths linked to the COVID across Australia since last Saturday.
The week also saw more than half a million new cases added to Australia's total in this wave of the COVID pandemic.
The number of Australians in hospital or ICU with COVID climbed from 3979 and 275 respectively last Saturday to 4197 and 306 as of Friday's snapshot without adding in the latest figures from this Saturday.
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