Canberra is now under a 7-day lockdown as health authorities try to get ahead of a COVID-19 outbreak in the ACT.

It comes after a Gungahlin man in his 20s tested positive to the virus overnight, three of his close contacts also tested positive on Thursday afternoon.

ACT Chief Minister, Andrew Barr, joined Wilko and Courts to give an update on the current situation.

Listen to the chat below: