Australian Reports of the Virus Spread

lovetravellingoz

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Omi-yawn...doesn't seem we are any closer to finding out if this is actually any more "dangerous" to anyone let alone those vaccinated...

Yes so far so good.

However South Africa has a young age profile.

After a few weeks of exposure to older demographics we will know more.
 

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Yes so far so good.

However South Africa has a young age profile.

After a few weeks of exposure to older demographics we will know more.

SA also has a very high immuno suppressed population so if the mutation developed there (which is not confirmed just suspected) in that environment it may turn out to be very mild indeed when it hits more robust populations and vaccinated on top of that…
 

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Just on radio - another breakout from Howard Springs Prison.

That’s 5 this week alone 😂
I know it's serious, but I do laugh a little at reading people breaking out.....I don't know, aren't breakouts reserved for prisons??

Do these ppl just run wild through outback NT, it's harsh conditions out there.
 

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I know it's serious, but I do laugh a little at reading people breaking out.....I don't know, aren't breakouts reserved for prisons??

Do these ppl just run wild through outback NT, it's harsh conditions out there.

With vaccination rates so high now and the vaccines having been made available for all and sundry for so long - I am also laughing now because the other alternative is going insane trying to process rationally what is going on right now in these stupid states!
 

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SA also has a very high immuno suppressed population so if the mutation developed there (which is not confirmed just suspected) in that environment it may turn out to be very mild indeed when it hits more robust populations and vaccinated on top of that…
And no deaths worldwide with this variant as well.
 

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First few para

If you're living in Victoria, odds are you've gotten those texts or messages from friends and relatives interstate.

Perhaps on a day like Thursday, when this week cases spiked above 1,400, prompting them to reach out in concern.

"Oh no, that sucks. Fingers crossed for you, hope it gets better soon", or words to that effect.

Maybe they've asked you, why is it that New South Wales has cases so low while Victoria's are still so high?


But when you step back, both states have actually followed a fairly similar trajectory since their lockdowns eased.

The key difference?

When Sydney left its lockdown behind on October 11, the state reported 496 new infections.

When Melbourne exited its lockdown ten days later, Victoria reported 2,189 new cases.

Since then, the seven-day average for new infections in both states has dropped, before stabilising into a plateau.
 

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Since then, the seven-day average for new infections in both states has dropped, before stabilising into a plateau.

This was true but look at trajectory of 7 days average over last 10 days and Vic is trending up again not flat. Not enough to worry about but enough that its noticeably not really a plateau yet.
 
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First few para

If you're living in Victoria, odds are you've gotten those texts or messages from friends and relatives interstate.

Perhaps on a day like Thursday, when this week cases spiked above 1,400, prompting them to reach out in concern.

"Oh no, that sucks. Fingers crossed for you, hope it gets better soon", or words to that effect.

Maybe they've asked you, why is it that New South Wales has cases so low while Victoria's are still so high?


But when you step back, both states have actually followed a fairly similar trajectory since their lockdowns eased.

The key difference?

When Sydney left its lockdown behind on October 11, the state reported 496 new infections.

When Melbourne exited its lockdown ten days later, Victoria reported 2,189 new cases.

Since then, the seven-day average for new infections in both states has dropped, before stabilising into a plateau.
That's the first decent reasoning I've read about why vic higher cases higher than nsw.

makes perfect sense, we, Vic left lockdown while cases were higher.

thanks
 

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Australia's Omicron count is now 15 (13 NSW, 1 NT, 1 ACT) with 11 possible (awaiting today's NSW Health Omicron update on 10, 1 possible in ACT)

Victoria
27/11 1252 positives, 57k tests, 299 hospital, 42 ICU
28/11 1061 positives, 52k tests, 283 hospital, 44 ICU
29/11 1007 positives, 48k tests, 300 hospital, 45 ICU
30/11 918 positives, 45k tests, 305 hospital, 41 ICU
1/12 1179 positives, 74k tests, 299 hospital, 43 ICU
2/12 1419 positives, 70k tests, 288 hospital, 41 ICU
3/12 1189 positives, 63k tests, 289 hospital, 43 ICU
4/12 1365 positives, 67k tests, 288 hospital, 44 ICU

NSW
27/11 235 positives, 62k tests, 174 hospital, 26 ICU
28/11 185 positives, 54k tests, 165 hospital, 24 ICU
29/11 150 positives, 47k tests, 170 hospital, 25 ICU
30/11 179 positives, 62k tests, 160 hospital, 26 ICU
1/12 251 positives, 85k tests, 154 hospital, 25 ICU
2/12 271 positives, 81k tests, 144 hospital, 24 ICU
3/12 337 positives, 80k tests, 140 hospital, 25 ICU
4/12 325 positives, 68k tests, 139 hospital, 25 ICU

ACT
27/11 7 positives, 1.6k tests, 6 hospital, 5 ICU
28/11 7 positives, 1.3k tests, 7 hospital, 5 ICU
29/11 7 positives, 1.5k tests, 7 hospital, 5 ICU
30/11 6 positives, 3.0k tests, 8 hospital, 4 ICU
1/12 4 positives, 1.6k tests, 8 hospital, 3 ICU
2/12 8 positives, 1.7k tests, 7 hospital, 3 ICU
3/12 4 positives, 1.2k tests, 4 hospital, 3 ICU
4/12 7 positives, 1.3k tests, 6 hospital, 3 ICU

NT
27/11 2 positives (1 local, 1 overseas), 2.3k tests
28/11 4 positives (3 local, 1 overseas), 1.2k tests
29/11 2 positives (both local), 1.8k tests
30/11 no update
1/12 3 positives (1 local, 2 overseas), 2.5k tests
2/12 1 positive (local, total local outbreak 60), 2.5k tests
3/12 2 positives (both non-local), 2.7k tests
4/12 ???

SA
27/11 3 positives, 7.8k tests, 0 hospital
28/11 0 positives, 8.2k tests, 0 hospital
29/11 1 positive, 7.3k tests, 0 hospital
30/11 0 positives, 8.0k tests, 0 hospital
1/12 3 positives, 10.7k tests, 0 hospital
2/12 18 positives, 8.6k tests, 0 hospital
3/12 4 positives (1 mystery, 2 non-local, Norwood cluster is 19), 10.2k tests, 1 hospital ('for non-covid reasons')
4/12 ???

Qld
27/11 1 positive (non-local), 8.2k tests
28/11 3 positives (all local), 7.1k tests
29/11 5 positives (all non-local), 6.9k tests
30/11 2 positives (both non-local), 9.0k tests
1/12 2 positives (both non-local), 10.4k tests
2/12 3 positives (1 local, 2 non-local), 10.3k tests
3/12 6 positives (all non-local), 10.0k tests
4/12 7 positives (3 local, 4 non-local), 10.1k tests
 

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ABC reports

No new COVID cases in the NT​

The Northern Territory has recorded no new cases of COVID-19, but a current case — a man in his 50s — is now in intensive care in the Royal Darwin Hospital.

It comes a day after the Territory recorded its first COVID-19 death, a woman in her 70s from the Binjari community near Katherine.

One wastewater catchment in Katherine is still returning positive results, and authorities are urging anyone with symptoms in that area to get tested.

Katherine remains under lockout restrictions, which means masks are mandatory and vaccinated people have more freedom.

The lockout is scheduled to end on the 7th of December.
 

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Yeah right.
Travel in Y

Those screaming kids push out more air and aerosol than the choir superspreaders

And those kids in front who stand ontheir seats and watch you eating you pitiful Y gruel.
But it’s the kids catching it from others not them giving it to others was the point.. And yes we travelled extensively long haul in Y with babies and children multiple times.
 

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But it’s the kids catching it from others not them giving it to others was the point

On what basis? Kids can indeed spread covid. They may suffer milder illness but they can spread it, especially given they dont have to mask up.

On news the other night they were saying there is research showing that an unvaccinated person with covid is 20 times more likely to spread it than a fully vaccinated person with a breakthrough case.

So entirely likely unvaccinated kids are bringing covid into households and infecting the adults, especially if thise kids go to school or day care and mixing freely.
 
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On what basis? Kids can indeed spread covid. They may suffer milder illness but they can spread it, especially given they dont have to mask up.

On news the other night they were saying there is research showing that an unvaccinated person with covid is 20 times more likely to spread it than a fully vaccinated person with a breakthrough case.

So entirely likely unvaccinated kids are bringing covid into households and infecting the adults, especially if thise kids go to school or day care and mixing freely.
For goodness sake. I wasn’t talking about kids SPREADING Covid. As per the original reference I was discussing the likelihood of kids CATCHING Covid on a plane. In the context of whether the child caught the infection before they got on the plane or during the flight. My thought being they likely caught it before they boarded. I don’t believe I made any reference to whether or not children can spread Covid. But somehow it’s morphed to that 🤷‍♀️
 

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I dont think anyone caught it on the plane as i have stated previously, although if anyone did catch it on the plane an unvaccinated maskless child would be morre likely than a fully vaccinated adult.

I do however believe the child infected the vaccinated parents and not the other way around, kids are usually the ones to bring any colds or flu home, daycare and schools are rife with respiratory virus'.
 

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