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Australia’s Covid death toll in 2022 more than double that of previous two years

Federal health data shows 4,547 people have died of Covid-19 this year to date, compared with 2,239 over 2020 and 2021 * Get our free news app; get our morning email briefing * Follow our Australia news live blog for the latest updates The number of deaths from Covid-19 in Australia this year to date has reached more than double the deaths from 2020 and 2021 combined. According to federal health department data as of 18 April, 6,786 people have died of Covid-19 in Australia since the beginning of the pandemic. Of these deaths, 4,547 occurred in 2022 – more than double the 2,239 deaths recorded over the first two years of the pandemic. Continue reading...

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