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

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

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. New South Wales recorded 31,531 new Covid cases in the weekly reporting period, a 13% increase from last week’s 27,869. …