Update on COVID-19 cases — 2 September 2022

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

Today's COVID-19 numbers

  • 1,800 new community cases
  • 269 cases in hospital
  • 1,948 7-day rolling average of community cases
  • 13,633 active community cases
  • 6,594 total RATs reported in the last 24 hours
  • 2,803 total PCR tests in the last 24 hours

COVID-19 data and statistics

Update from the Ministry of Health

Today we are reporting 1,800 community cases, 269 current hospitalisations.

The 7-day rolling average of community case numbers today is 1,948. Last Friday it was 2,855.

The 7-day rolling average of hospitalisations today is 307. Last Friday it was 400.

There are now a total of 1,910 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 6.

Weekend COVID-19 updates

Please note, the 1pm daily COVID-19 updates are now produced from Monday to Friday only, meaning there is no update on Saturday or Sunday.

Some of the information, including the number of new community cases, is still updated on the Ministry of Health’s website daily. Monday’s COVID-19 update will also include some additional data covering the weekend.

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

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