National COVID-19 wrap: Authorities confident coronavirus peak is approaching | ABC News



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As hospital numbers keep climbing, states are starting to assess when their Omicron outbreaks will reach their peak.
Australias Chief Medical Officer says there are signs for hope.

0:00 - Australia reports more than 50 covid-related deaths in the past day.
1:02 - NSW records 20 deaths and more than 48,000 cases.
3:51 - Victoria reports 23 deaths and 25,000 new COVID cases.
4:32 - Four more people have died from COVID in South Australia.
5:18 - Queensland records six COVID-related deaths, one person in their 20s.
6:12 - Locals and travellers celebrate Queensland border wall coming down.
8:28 - Tasmania reports 1,139 new COVID cases.
8:40 - Record number of COVID patients in Canberra hospitals.

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Published: 2022-01-15

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