Canberra grapples with third COVID-19 wave, mask mandates not ruled out | ABC News

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Health Minister Rachel Stephen-Smith says the ACT government is not ruling out re-introducing mandatory mask requirements during the winter season.

Masks are currently only required in high-risk settings including on public transport, in hospitals and residential aged care facilities.

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