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Every Australian state and territory records drop in Covid-19 cases

The Omicron sub-variant may have continued its spread across Australia, but the volume of daily case numbers has dropped in every state and territory.

While infections have jumped around recently, all states and territories were showing a decline in their Covid-19 figures over the weekend.

Cases in NSW have fallen by almost 25 per cent through the weekend, recording 15,683 new infections on Sunday.

The drop in cases comes after NSW recorded 17,597 new cases on Saturday and 20,396 on Friday.

NSW recorded eight deaths from the virus on Sunday, while 1492 people are now in hospital.

Camera IconEvery state and territory have recorded a steady drop in cases over the weekend. NCA NewsWire / Flavio Brancaleone Credit: News Corp Australia

Over the week, daily case numbers peaked at 24,151 on Wednesday but Sunday’s figures come at the lowest for the entire week.

Victoria is also seeing a steady decline in cases, with 9510 new infections across the state on Sunday.

It is a slight drop from Saturday’s 9610 and 11,192 recorded on Friday.

On Sunday, one person in the state had died from the virus, and 356 remain in hospital, with 16 in ICU and one on a ventilator.

Today’s figures are the lowest daily case numbers since April 3 where 9008 new cases were reported.

Queensland is yet another state where a drop of infections has been recorded with 7154 new cases in the past 24 hours.

There was also one new death recorded on Sunday.

Hospitalisations stand at 500 while 15 people are in intensive care.

Camera IconThe Omicron sub-variant may have continued its spread across Australia, but the volume of daily case numbers is dropping for multiple states and territories. Gaye Gerard / NCA Newswire Credit: News Corp Australia

The drop comes after 8687 cases were recorded on Saturday, and 10,092 on Friday.

Western Australia is also recording a slight fall in Covid-19 cases, with 5351 recorded on Sunday.

There are currently 234 people in hospital, while 10 are in intensive care.

It comes after cases dropped slightly on Saturday with 6566, and 6892 infections recorded on Friday.

Daily infections peaked on Wednesday with 8499 cases, while the lowest day of infections was 6082 recorded on Monday.

The ACT recorded 795 new cases on Sunday, another drop from 959 cases on Saturday and 1200 on Friday.

Tasmania recorded a drop in cases on Sunday, with 1414 new infections – the lowest for the entire week.

There are currently 42 people in hospital, while 22 are being treated specifically for Covid and one is in intensive care.

It comes after the state recorded 1803 new infections on Saturday and 1885 on Friday.

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Camera IconCase numbers in Victoria have dropped by 2000 over the weekend. Tony Gough Credit: News Corp Australia

Cases peaked during the week at 2437 infections on Tuesday.

In South Australia, 4222 new infections had been counted on Sunday, with one person dying from the virus.

The death was a woman in her 90s.

Based on the most recent data, 222 people with COVID-19 are hospitalised, including 11 people in intensive care and 10 on ventilators.

Sunday’s numbers were a drop of 555 cases from Saturday’s 4777. There were 5666 recorded on Friday.

It was only on Thursday that the state beat its previously daily case record reporting 6091 positive tests.

In the Northern Territory, 394 new cases were reported on Sunday.

There are 33 patients in hospital with six of them requiring oxygen.

Sunday’s figures come after 471 infections were recorded on Saturday.

The territory’s lowest day was Monday with 304 cases, while the peak was Tuesday with 550 new infections.

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