New COVID-19 outbreak infects 29 Alexander Maconochie Centre inmates, disrupts ACT court cases

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By Blake Foden
Updated July 27 2022 - 7:37am, first published 7:15am
The Alexander Maconochie Centre, which is the scene of a COVID-19 outbreak. Picture: Keegan Carroll

Staff at Canberra's jail are battling to contain a new COVID-19 outbreak, which has so far resulted in the infection of 29 inmates and the disruption of ongoing court cases.

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Blake Foden

Canberra Times court reporter

As a journalist, I've covered everything from a royal tour and a terror attack to international sport. After stints in New Zealand, the UK and the Canary Islands, I returned to Australia in 2018. These days, I cover the ACT and Queanbeyan courts.