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Gauteng #Omicron update – 23 December:
All hospital variables are peaking at levels slightly below my 4 December projections.
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Compared to Delta, the significantly lower severity of #Omicron (lower ICU and ventilated beds) for similar case levels is now clearly evident.
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I have just returned after 4 days in the wilderness with no cellphone reception, but a quick scan of the headlines is looking encouraging.
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South Africa drops all contact tracing and quarantining.