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Massachusetts close to end of omicron coronavirus surge, according to projections - WCVB-TV

Massachusetts close to end of omicron coronavirus surge, according to projections - WCVB-TV

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three new projections show that massachusetts maybe on the way out of the omicron search Covid data from Wastewater along with two models, one from Mass General and Harvard and another from the Institute for Health metrics and Evaluation, each showing a sharp decline more optimistic. From this point onwards, in massachusetts, Harvard's model suggests our peak will come late next week. The I H M E model shows a similar projection, but data from wastewater shows a sharp decline has already begun. Wastewater is really the most accurate way to tell where we are in the omicron wave better than case counts because, you know, many cases don't make it into the state's daily case data either because people couldn't find a test or they test it at home. And while some seo macron may be running out of people to infect doctors say not so fast, we may be seeing a downturn. Let's hope that we are, but let's not let up our guard too soon. We don't know why these waves that we keep seeing come down when they do, but I don't think it's because they run out of people to in fact because we always seem to be able to sustain another wave. And another wave, the bigger concern our deaths and hospitalizations which lag a few weeks behind infections. This projection shows that two hospitals should get some relief by early february as more people get boosted and recover from mild infections were likely to keep seeing waves. Hopefully they'll be progressively less deadly. And experts stress these are just projections a lot can change live in Cambridge. England WcVB News, mm hmm.

Massachusetts close to end of omicron coronavirus surge, according to projections