Friday, January 7, 2022

South Africa: Omicron's precipitous decline

World Times Now DigitalTimes Now Digital, updated Dec. 31, 2021; Eds., Wisdom Quarterly
Black researcher in Africa does sciencey stuff while looking very pensive thoughtful, hard on the case, which the AP describes as a researcher at the Africa Health Research Institute in Durban, S. Africa, works on the omicron variant... (Arkey Highlights/AP).
New Year hope from South Africa: Omicron wave peaks with no major spike in deaths; curbs eased
Psst, tell them to be afraid, very afraid. - No.
Health data from South Africa shows infections have come down by almost 30 per cent last week [end of Dec. 2021] when compared to the preceding seven days.

South Africa Omicron wave
The Omicron variant was first detected in South Africa in Nov. 2021. Officials claim the [very mild and easier to transmit, cold-like] variant is now present in over 100 countries.

Curbs have been imposed across the world in latest COVID-19 surge ahead of New Year
PRETORIA, South Africa - Amid the surging number of COVID-19 cases across the world [a greatly exaggerated number because every person's multiple positive retests get counted as new "cases"], especially in Europe and the United States.

Although [police state] restrictions are being imposed on New Year 2022 celebrations, a glimmer of hope has emerged from South Africa.

Authorities in South Africa have said -- citing health data -- that the peak of the Omicron wave has likely already passed in the country.

What gives hope to the rest of the world is the fact that there was no major spike in deaths during the Omicron wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. More

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