Covid 19 coronavirus Omicron variant outbreak: 4790 new cases as winter ills hit workforce - News Summed Up

Covid 19 coronavirus Omicron variant outbreak: 4790 new cases as winter ills hit workforce


Photo / 123RFThere are 4790 new cases of Covid-19 in the community today, with the seven-day rolling average continuing to fall. Hospitalisation rates are also falling after the latest Omicron wave peaked, with the seven-day rolling average down from 797 a week ago to 703 today. Navigating Covid-19 cases along with winter illnesses was likely to continue over the coming weeks, a Health New Zealand spokesperson said. We won't be dipping back into the hundreds for daily Covid-19 cases in the foreseeable future, even as the latest Omicron wave eases, modeller Dr David Welch says. Photo / Jed BradleyAlthough the latest outbreak had peaked, there were likely to be thousands of new Omicron cases every day for the foreseeable future, infectious diseases modeller Dr David Welch said yesterday.


Source: New Zealand Herald August 06, 2022 04:21 UTC



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