CMO says Australia is ‘close to the peak’ of Omicron outbreak

CMO says Australia is ‘close to the peak’ of Omicron outbreak

Chief Medical Officer says Australia is ‘close to the peak’ of Omicron wave, hospitalisations 'nowhere near' concerning levels The Chief Medical Officer has said Australia is “close to the peak” of its current wave of Omicron cases with infections continuing to surge across the country but it's "another story" for one state. Australia is close to its peak of Omicron cases with Chief Medical Officer Professor Paul Kelly predicting infections to flatten and then fall within weeks. COVID infections across Australia continue to rise, with Victoria and New South Wales recording 25,526 and 48,768 cases respectively, while Queensland reported 19,709 new infections. However, Professor Kelly said there were “signs for hope” and stressed that data from around the world showed cases “go up, they peak, and they go down”. “All …
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