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South Africa's Omicron peak has passed with no major spike in deaths: Report

Catchnews | 31/12/2021 07:10 PM | Click to read full article

A study out of South Africa found the country may have already passed the peak of the omicron-fueled surge in cases of the fourth wave of COVID-19 infections with data suggesting the variant has not caused a corresponding jump in hospitalizations and deaths.

The study looked at the rate at which the fourth surge in cases progressed in the South African city of Tshwane, which researchers described as the "global epicentre"