THIS WEEK’S COVID NUMBERS

Victorian data taken from Department of Health Weekly Report 05 April 2024.

The number of people in hospital with COVID-19 has decreased from levels seen throughout March. As of 02 April there were 98 people in hospital.

The latest quantitative wastewater measures indicate recent increases in SARS-CoV-2 viral loads in Victorian wastewater in both metropolitan and regional catchments.

Increasing levels of SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater suggest increasing prevalence of COVID-19 infections in the Community.

Deaths in the most recent 28-day period (21 Feb 2024 - 19 Mar 2024) have declined compared to the prior 28-day period (24 Jan 2024 - 20 Feb 2024), with a current 28-day total of 69.

Australia: As of 13 April, there have been 11,853,144 cases and 24,414 COVID deaths.

World: As of 13 April, there had been 704,753,890 worldwide infections with COVID-related deaths numbering 7,010,681.

(Source: Worldometer)

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