Australia’s fourth Covid wave likely to peak before Christmas, experts say

Rate of hospitalisations and infections ‘starting to taper’ in New South Wales, Victoria and QueenslandFollow our Australia news live blog for the latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastAustralia’s fourth Covid wave is likely to peak before Christmas as the rate of hospitalisations and infections begin to slow.Cases have continued to increase nationwide for the sixth consecutive week, however at a slower rate. This suggests a plateau in cases would arrive by the first week of December, in line with pandemic modelling, if it has not already. Continue reading...

Australia’s fourth Covid wave likely to peak before Christmas, experts say

Rate of hospitalisations and infections ‘starting to taper’ in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland

Australia’s fourth Covid wave is likely to peak before Christmas as the rate of hospitalisations and infections begin to slow.

Cases have continued to increase nationwide for the sixth consecutive week, however at a slower rate. This suggests a plateau in cases would arrive by the first week of December, in line with pandemic modelling, if it has not already.

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