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NSW Health says COVID-19 testing for anyone is inevitable

By | April 21, 2020

, The move follows Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s edict that easing social distancing restrictions was contingent on widespread, rapid testing and “industrial capacity” contact tracing. The number of daily confirmed cases in NSW has dropped to single digits, but testing clinics and pathology labs are ramping up their operations. On Tuesday, Australia’s confirmed cases tally rose by 26… Read More »

Official COVID-19 figures underestimate spread by ‘order of magnitude’

By | April 21, 2020

, “There are a lot more people with COVID-19 than there are confirmed cases,” said Douglas Isles, a member of the Actuaries Institute’s COVID-19 working group. Actuaries are mathematicians and statisticians who often work in insurance, forecasting customer risks. “The reported data is an order of magnitude less than the actual data.” The reported data is an order… Read More »