Coronavirus (COVID-19) at a glance – April 7, 2022



Coronavirus (COVID-19) at a glance – April 7, 2022

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Release date:

April 8, 2022

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general public


As in 3 p.m. on April 07, 2022A total of 4,720,638 cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Australia, including 6,495 deaths and approximately 480,860 active cases.

  • For the past week, an average of 56,805 new cases have been reported each day.
  • COVID-19 cases have been reported in all age groups:
    • The median age of all cases is 30 years (range: 0 to 110 years).
    • The median age at death is 83 years (range: 0 to 110 years).
  • There is a relatively equal male to female ratio in most age groups.
  • In 2020, the number of cases reached a first peak at the end of March. A phase of low case numbers followed. Case numbers began to increase in mid-June 2020 before reaching a secondary peak in early August 2020. Case numbers gradually decreased and remained low, peaking in mid-late December 2020 and mid-late April 2021. From the end of June 2021, the number of cases increased and peaked from the end of September to mid-October 2021. From mid-December 2021, the number of cases rose sharply and peaked in January 2022.
  • So far, more than 67,351,500 tests have been conducted across the country.
  • The Aged Care Services Cases table shows the number of cases reported among those in need of care in Australian government-subsidized residential and home care facilities in each state and territory

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