Covid Australia daily stats update - charts on cases, deaths and contact tracing for 16 August

by Josh Nicholas and Nick Evershed

16 August 2021

Cases continue to trend up Victoria, with 22 reported. This eclipses the previous peak from last month. The source of 22.7% of these cases is under investigation and there are five people in hospital.

The ACT reported 19 new local cases, and has extended its lockdown for two weeks.

Of the 478 new locally acquired cases in NSW, 61 were fully and 30 were partially infectious in the community. The isolation status of 290 cases remains under investigation.

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