Canberra hospitals in 'bed block' after cases hit over 1000 for the first time in a month

Olivia Ireland
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By Olivia Ireland, and Lanie Tindale
Updated June 16 2022 - 10:35pm, first published 7:30pm
Health Minister Rachel Stephen-Smith. Picture: Keegan Carroll

ACT Health Minister Rachel Stephen-Smith described hospitals being in "bed block" with surging patient demand while coronavirus cases hit more than 1000 for the first time in a month.

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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 in November 2021.

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I am a trainee at The Canberra Times. I currently cover breaking news, as well as an assortment of other random topics. I previously worked in digital news. Email tips or cute dog videos to lanie.tindale@canberratimes.com.au.