COVID-19 outbreak strikes Alexander Maconochie Centre in the ACT

Olivia Ireland
By Olivia Ireland
Updated May 10 2022 - 7:52am, first published May 9 2022 - 7:30pm
Up to 27 detainees from AMC prison have contracted COVID-19. Picture: Karleen Minney

An outbreak of COVID-19 has hit an ACT prison, with up to 27 detainees contracting the virus as of Monday afternoon.


Olivia Ireland

Olivia is a reporter for the Canberra Times. She has covered local news, arts, education and business and is beginning her rotation with Federal Politics. Olivia started as an intern in August 2021 and began her career with the Times after completing her studies at the ANU in November 2021.

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