Covid-19 Australia data tracker: coronavirus cases, deaths, hospitalisations and vaccination

In September 2022, federal and state governments began releasing data once a week, on Fridays, rather than daily. As a result, Guardian Australia has aggregated the data released before that date to weekly values, to make the new figures comparable with the old. Latest Australia Covid numbers and statistics This chart shows the number of … Read more

A Fall Update on COVID-19 Cases and Deaths, Vaccinations, and Treatments by Race/Ethnicity

KFF has updated its national analysis of race/ethnicity data of COVID-19 cases and deaths, vaccinations, and treatments as concerns grow over a potential increase in COVID-19 cases during winter and upcoming holiday gatherings and the low take-up of the COVID-19 bivalent booster vaccine among the eligible public. Despite earlier progress narrowing disparities in COVID-19 vaccination, … Read more

COVID-19 Cases and Deaths, Vaccinations, and Treatments by Race/Ethnicity as of Fall 2022

As the United States enters its third holiday season navigating a potential increase in COVID-19 cases as well as other respiratory illnesses, federal data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that as of November 9, 2022, 80% of the total population in the United States have received at least one dose … Read more

Covid-19 Australia data tracker: coronavirus cases, deaths, hospitalisations and vaccination

In September 2022, federal and state governments began releasing data once a week, on Fridays, rather than daily. As a result, Guardian Australia has aggregated the data released before that date to weekly values, to make the new figures comparable with the old. Latest Australia Covid numbers and statistics This chart shows the number of … Read more

Cost of COVID-19 Hospital Admissions among People with Private Health Coverage

In addition to its devastating health toll, COVID-19 can also lead to significant financial costs for people needing treatment and for public and private payers. This analysis examines the cost of COVID-19 treatment for inpatient care among people with health coverage through large employers. It finds that in 2020, COVID-19 hospitalizations cost an average of … Read more

Covid-19 case numbers exploding across Australia as fourth wave takes off

The number of active Covid cases has exploded across the country as Australia enters its fourth wave, prompting renewed warnings to protect vulnerable aged care residents. Jurisdictions collectively recorded more than 58,000 new cases of Covid in the past week, with some states reporting a doubling in the number of people hospitalised with the virus. … Read more

Update on Children’s COVID-19 and Routine Vaccination Trends Heading into Winter and as Respiratory Viruses Surge

In recent weeks, cases of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in younger children have surged, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported seeing early increases in seasonal flu cases. The CDC notes that the past two years have seen low flu activity, likely meaning reduced population immunity headed into this years’ flu … Read more

Updated Pfizer COVID-19 booster enhances protection, company says – National | Globalnews.ca

Pfizer’s updated COVID-19 booster significantly revved up adults’ virus-fighting antibodies, the company said Friday, releasing early findings from a rigorous study of the new shots. Booster doses tweaked to target the most common Omicron strain rolled out in early September, and the Food and Drug Administration said the latest data should spur more Americans to … Read more

Quebecers urged to stay home if sick, even if it’s not COVID-19 | Globalnews.ca

Don’t feel well? Quebec’s top doctor says to stay home ⁠— even if you don’t have COVID-19. Luc Boileau, director of the province’s public health department, said Wednesday that novel coronavirus indicators seem to be improving since the middle of October. But he said problem is that it’s “not the only virus that’s circulating, there … Read more