Epidemiologist Says Curve Could Be Flattening In Sydney Covid Outbreak
Despite conflicting predictions
Leading epidemiologist Catherine Bennett from Deakin University says there are signs New South Wales’ outbreak curve could be flattening.
Thanks to the restrictions and the high vaccination rates, the reproduction rate looks to be levelling out which is what needs to happen for case numbers to decline.
Despite the warnings we could see the outbreak be at its worst this week, Bennett says it could be soon that we start to see things level out.
“They are (covid cases) less likely now to be peaking above 1500 to 1600, it looks like it might have reached that plateau and so numbers will vary but overall on average they look to be levelling out," she said.
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