Update on COVID-19 cases — 16 August 2022

Read today's update on COVID-19 cases from the Ministry of Health.

Today's COVID-19 numbers

  • 4,811 new community cases
  • 533 cases in hospital
  • 4,073 7-day rolling average of community cases
  • 28,500 active community cases
  • 11,640 total RATs reported in the last 24 hours
  • 3,115 total PCR tests in the last 24 hours

COVID-19 data and statistics

Update from the Ministry of Health

Today we are reporting 4,811 community cases and 533 current hospitalisations.

The 7-day rolling average of community case numbers today is 4,073 — last Tuesday, it was 5,120.

The 7-day rolling average of hospitalisations is 556 — last Tuesday, it was 645.

There are now a total of 1,782 deaths confirmed as attributable to COVID-19, either as the underlying cause of death or as a contributing factor. The 7-day rolling average increase in total deaths attributable to COVID-19 is now 13.

Read the full update on today's cases | Ministry of Health (external link)

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