Victoria has recorded another 1993 locally acquired COVID cases and seven deaths over the past 24 hours:
Reported yesterday: 1,993 new local cases and 0 cases acquired overseas.
– 40,386 vaccines administered
– 79,214 test results received
– Sadly, 7 people with COVID-19 have died
— VicGovDH (@VicGovDH) October 15, 2021
By contrast, NSW has recorded only 319 new locally acquired cases and two deaths:
NSW COVID-19 update – Saturday 16 October 2021
In the 24-hour reporting period to 8pm last night:
– 91.7% of people aged 16+ have had one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine
– 78.8% of people aged 16+ have had two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine
– 66,311 tests pic.twitter.com/aWigP24cMZ
— NSW Health (@NSWHealth) October 15, 2021
The next chart plots the daily cases across both jurisdictions, with both states registering falls:
Below are the active cases, which have massively diverged:
Victoria’s Reff remains above 1.0 at 1.06, according to COVIDBaseAU:
By contrast, NSW’s Reff is well below 1.0 at 0.76:
A tale of two very different cities.
Enjoy your Saturday everyone.