Australia has record COVID-19 deaths, hospitals under stress | AP News

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australia reported a record high of COVID-19 deaths Tuesday, and its second-largest state declared an emergency in hospitals to cope with surging patient admissions and a staffing shortage due to the coronavirus.

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Australia has reported a record high of COVID-19 deaths. Victoria , its second-largest state, declared an emergency for hospitals in its capital, Melbourne , and several regional hospitals because of staff shortages and a surge in patient admissions.

MELBOURNE , Australia (AP) — Australia reported a record high of COVID-19 deaths Tuesday, and its second-largest state declared an emergency in hospitals to cope with surging patient admissions and a staffing shortage due to the coronavirus.

Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt said there were signs that New South Wales’ infection rate was peaking and Victoria was near a plateau.The New South Wales government has ruled out a return to lockdown to counter the highly contagious omicron variant. In October, Sydney ended a 108-day lockdown because the population of Australia’s most populous city was largely vaccinated.

Another lockdown would have “substantial consequences for men and women right across the state in terms of being able to provide food on the table for their family,” state Premier Domonic Perrottet told Australian Broadcasting Corp.ADVERTISEMENT

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how many of those who died were vaccinated? How many patients were treated with Ivermectin when diagnosed? Well, karma is karma. ❤ Land of sheep. They haven't locked down and persecuted hard enough. Djokovic es el responsable absoluto del aumento de casos 🙄😂 O really. That’s what you get for letting Covid positive people in just because they are vaccinated but deporting Covid free Novak just because he didn’t want to say is he vaccinated or not. Enjoy HELL

Sounds like 92,6% vaccination rate with not sterilising vaccines does its job. Now start to pay attention to the growing all cause mortality rate everywhere else in the Western world to see what is coming. With or from? So Novak Djokovic was deported for being a threat to their health but the AustralianOpen isn’t even testing players for Covid during the tournament! This was never about health but all about politics and control.

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COVID-19 deaths notably rise, as hospitalizations dip: Weekly COVID roundupThough still remarkably high, Ohio hospitals saw a decline in their daily COVID-19 patient count this week. However, the state also reported its highest number of COVID-19 deaths in recent memory. Stay safe. Mild viruses do not kill. Because deaths lag behind hospitalizations. 90% of Covid patients in Cleveland Clinic’s ICU are unvaccinated. Get vaccinated if you haven’t already. It’s safe and effective.

thanks Djokovic Capitol. The moral of this story to other advanced economies is, do not utterly gut your public healthcare system and get taxpayers to fund their competition in the private sector, instead. …but but ScottMorrisonMP AlexHawkeMP The GOAT left, what happened? Looks like you are the problem after all.

🤣🤣🤣🤣👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 I don't understand WHY they Govts. can't just be honest and say.. We need you to get Vaxxed because we don't have enough Hospitals/Staff too look after the numbers we MIGHT see. Simple. That way, IF YOU CHOOSE to stay unvaxxed, you'll be at the back of the line. 🧐

90% vaccination rate, some of the strictest lockdowns in the world....how is that working out? Clearly not. I wonder if there labeling people dead from Covid just because they’re positive but who actually died from heart attacks, strokes od’s and trauma like here too. What a hoot 95% vaccinated nation...sad

Joint Chiefs chairman and Marine Corps chief have COVID-19 | AP NewsU.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Mark Milley has tested positive for COVID-19 and is experiencing very minor symptoms, a spokesperson says. Milley has received the COVID-19 vaccine and a booster shot. Hoping he gets better. We’re all Fucking Doomed What's the importance of merchants vaccine ?

Proving that this is fake news or the Mask's, social distancing, vaccines, lockdowns and quarantine camps do NOT work ? With is it ? why you choose a photo from Australia Open tho 🎾 Everyone in Victoria, excluding covidiots, have done a fking stellar job thus far. Thanks to GladysBinChicken, Domicron & Feds for their LetItRip policy that has put the entire country's health system under crisis. HangToughVictoria

that darn serbian Novak did that. Please lock me down harder daddy Fact Check: Victoria is the second most populated state. Sure glad we locked down for 270 days, fired free-thinking nurses and doctors. destroyed our small businesses, destroyed families, destroyed our economy, destroyed our immune system. Who could have predicted this?! sackdanandrews AustraliaHasFallen NoVaccineMandates

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Covid-19 news: Falling cases in UK suggests omicron wave has peakedThe latest coronavirus news updated every day including coronavirus cases, the latest news, features and interviews from New Scientist and essential information about the covid-19 pandemic I'm just hoping all my vaccinated coworkers on quarantine are well enough to come back to work this week. Falling cases or falling reporting? Interesting to see how many standout Brexit-supporting areas won't vaccinate.

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COVID-19 Testing Demand Still Rising, Experts Predict DeclineCases continue grow at exponential numbers, hospitalizations are ticking upwards and the death toll is not slowing down. However experts like Dr. Nancy Gin of Kaiser Permanente of Southern California told CBSLA Reporter Jake Reiner that we could be nearing a downswing in cases. Yeah they also said it was milder ......and surge over! Which experts? The ones that said this one was milder? And cloth masks work good?

The 74 deaths occurred in its three most populous states. New South Wales reported 36, Victoria reported 22 and Queensland 16. The previous daily record was 59 coronavirus-related deaths on Sept. 4, 2020. Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt said there were signs that New South Wales’ infection rate was peaking and Victoria was near a plateau. The New South Wales government has ruled out a return to lockdown to counter the highly contagious omicron variant. In October, Sydney ended a 108-day lockdown because the population of Australia’s most populous city was largely vaccinated. Another lockdown would have “substantial consequences for men and women right across the state in terms of being able to provide food on the table for their family,” state Premier Domonic Perrottet told Australian Broadcasting Corp. ADVERTISEMENT Victoria declared an emergency for hospitals in its state capital, Melbourne, and several regional hospitals from midday Wednesday because of staff shortages and a surge in patient admissions. About 5,000 staff are absent because they are either infected or close contacts.