Update on COVID-19 cases — 17 January 2022

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

Vaccinations

Vaccines administered to date (percentage of eligible people):

  • 3,989,422 first doses (95%)
  • 3,896,820 second doses (93%)
  • 35,552 third primary doses
  • 751,839 booster doses

Māori (percentage of eligible people):

  • 506,403 first doses (89%)
  • 475,726 second doses (83%)

Pacific Peoples (percentage of eligible people):

  • 274,434 first doses (96%)
  • 265,102 second doses (92%)

Hospitalisations

30 cases in hospital:

  • 6 in North Shore
  • 13 in Auckland
  • 10 in Middlemore
  • 1 in Tauranga

Cases

16 new community cases:

  • 7 in Auckland
  • 6 in Lakes
  • 1 in Hawke's Bay
  • 1 in Wairarapa
  • 1 in West Coast

42 new cases identified at the border.

Update on today's COVID-19 cases | health.govt.nz (external link)