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Australia’s Daily Covid Cases Surpass 100,000 for First Time

  • Surge comes as omicron spreads, home test results are counted
  • Officials are bracing for hospitalization numbers to climb
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WATCH: Australia’s daily Covid cases surpassed 100,000 for first time Sunday. New South Wales Premier Dominic Perrottet said he’s ramping up procurement of rapid antigen tests.Source: Quicktake
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Australia reported more than 100,000 new Covid-19 cases for the first time in a single day, as a backlog of home test results were included in the tally and states began reintroducing restrictions to help hospitals hit by the fast-spreading omicron variant.