NSW’s COVID crisis nears its peak

NSW recorded another 32,297 new COVID cases and 32 deaths:

Victoria recorded 20,769 new COVID cases and 18 deaths:

The next chart plots daily COVID cases since the beginning of the Delta waves in winter last year:

Active cases have moved past their peak in NSW and are approaching their peak in Victoria:

However, hospitalisations continue to rise in NSW:

But are below their peak in Victoria:

Daily COVID deaths remain elevated with total deaths rising at a solid pace:

Given hospitalisations and deaths typically follow cases, we can assume that NSW’s COVID crisis is nearing its peak.

Unconventional Economist

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