The Anonymous Widower

South Africa’s Excess Deaths A Fifth Of Earlier Waves

The title of this post is that of a small section deeply buried in the January 7th Edition of The Times.

South Africa’s excess death rate from the Omicron variant has began to fall after reaching only a fifth of the level caused by the worst version. It is another indication that although highly infectious Omicron is not as life-threatening as other types of coronavirus.

Surely, this good news should be more prominent in the paper and published with a full explanation.

January 7, 2022 - Posted by | Health | , , ,

1 Comment »

  1. Perhaps someone somewhere doesn’t want to suggest that people can stop worrying/stop testing/stop wearing masks etc etc

    Comment by nosnikrapzil | January 10, 2022 | Reply


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