Canberra hospitals hitting their limit as COVID numbers soar

Olivia Ireland
By Olivia Ireland
June 24 2022 - 9:00am
ACT Health Minister Rachel Stephen-Smith. Picture: Keegan Carroll

A record 99 patients with COVID-19 were hospitalised on Friday after Canberra Health Services said it was likely they would remain under "immense strain" for the entirety of winter.

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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.