Australia may see a spike in deaths in a week’s time: Expert

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CANBERRA, Aug 10, 2020, 9News. Professor Kidd is explaining there is a “seven to 10-day lag” between daily reported cases and people dying, 9News reported.

For many people, Professor Kidd said, it is generally a week or more after they have been infected that they die from the disease.

The spike in new cases reported in Victoria could have a dramatic impact on Australia’s death toll in five or less days.

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