There were 22,007 first and second COVID-19 vaccine doses administered yesterday, made up of 6,045 first doses and 15,962 second doses. To date, 90% of eligible New Zealanders aged 12 and over have had their first dose and 80% are fully vaccinated.
These are rounded percentages, and we expect to officially pass the 90% mark in the coming days — with just 15,083 additional doses required to reach this milestone.
There are 185 community cases in the community today:
- 152 in Auckland
- 25 in Waikato
- 8 in Northland
The rolling 7-day average for community cases is 161.
Additional death formally reported
An additional death in Auckland has today been added to the national COVID-19 figures. This person’s death is subject to a police investigation and the Ministry of Health will not be commenting further on it, at this stage.