Update on COVID-19 cases — 19 August 2022

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

Today's COVID-19 numbers

  • 3,805 new community cases
  • 466 cases in hospital
  • 3,876 7-day rolling average of community cases
  • 27,122 active community cases
  • 9,418 total RATs reported in the last 24 hours
  • 3,631 total PCR tests in the last 24 hours

COVID-19 data and statistics

Update from the Ministry of Health

Today we are reporting 3,805 community cases, 466 current hospitalisations.

The 7-day rolling average of community case numbers today is 3,876 — last Friday it was 4,581.

The 7-day rolling average of hospitalisations is 515 — last Friday, it was 609.

There are now a total of 1,815 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 11.

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

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