Today's COVID-19 numbers
- 5,435 new community cases
- 377 cases in hospital
- 38,138 active community cases
- 11,919 total RATs reported
- 4,247 total PCR tests
Update from the Ministry of Health
Today we are sadly reporting the deaths of 15 people with COVID-19. Twelve of these deaths occurred this month and 3 deaths were in April and May 2022.
Today’s reported deaths take the total number of publicly reported deaths with COVID-19 to 1,374 and the 7-day rolling average of reported deaths is 12.
Of the people whose deaths we are reporting today, 3 people were from Northland, 5 were from the Auckland region, 1 from Taranaki, 1 from MidCentral, 1 from the Wellington region, 1 from Canterbury, 1 from South Canterbury, and 2 from Southern.
Two were in their 30s, 1 was in their 50s, 1 was in their 60s, 3 were in their 70s, 6 were in their 80s, and 2 were aged over 90. Of these people, 7 were women and 8 were men.
This is a very sad time for whānau and friends and our thoughts and condolences are with them. Out of respect, we will be making no further comment on these deaths.