NSW recorded 17,316 new COVID cases over the past 24 hours, alongside 29 deaths:
Victoria recorded another 13,755 new COVID cases and 15 deaths:
Daily cases are plotted below since the beginning of last Winter’s Delta outbreak:
Active cases are falling fast:
COVID hospitalisations have begun to turn down in NSW:
And are running well below peak in Victoria:
But COVID deaths remain stubbornly high:
With COVID cases having past their peak, hospitalisations and deaths should soon start trending down.