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South Africa Hospitalization Rate Plunges in Omicron Wave

  • Cases remain high compared with previous Covid waves
  • Omicron infections may have peaked in epicenter Gauteng
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WATCH: The South African Health hospital admission rate as a percentage of new Covid-19 cases identified fell 91% in the second week of the current infection wave.Source: Bloomberg
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South Africa delivered some positive news on the omicron coronavirus variant on Friday, reporting a much lower rate of hospital admissions and signs that the wave of infections may be peaking.