Rising case numbers and death rates prompt fears that two-thirds of providers could be grappling with outbreaks in next six weeks
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Almost 100 aged care residents are dying from Covid each week with active cases linked to the more than 700 current outbreaks in facilities reaching near-record levels for 2022, data shows.
An analysis of government data on Covid in aged care shows a worrying surge in the weekly number of deaths, number of active outbreaks, and cases among residents.
Read the original article at The Guardian