COVID-19 cases double the official tally, serology suggests

A Kirby Institute report claims 17% of all Australian adults were infected from December to February
Australian Associated Press Staff writer
Dr Dorothy Machalek (PhD).
Dr Dorothy Machalek (PhD).

Almost 20% of Australian adults were infected with SARS-CoV-2 during the first Omicron wave, serology testing suggests — almost double the official case tally.

According to official government figures, some two million Australian adults contracted COVID-19 between December and February as Omicron swept through Australia.