WEEKLY COVID NUMBERS

Victorian data taken from Department of Health Weekly Report 21 September 2023

The number of people in hospital with COVID-19 continued to increase this week to a daily average of 143, up from 128 last week.

The 7-day average of ICU patients decreased this week (9 to 8).

Deaths have continued to decrease since the peak of the most recent wave in June with 56 deaths in the most recent reporting period (9 August 2023 to 6 September 2023).

Australia: As of 25 September, there have been 11,768,585 cases and 22,754 COVID deaths

World: As of 5 September, there had been  695,728,114 worldwide infections with COVID-related deaths numbering 6,919,335 (Source: Worldometer)

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