Today's COVID-19 numbers
- 5,630 new community cases
- 362 cases in hospital
- 34,124 active community cases
- 12,810 total RATs reported
- 3,017 total PCR tests
Update from the Ministry of Health
Today we are reporting 5,630 community cases, 362 current hospitalisations, and 17 deaths.
The seven-day rolling average of community case numbers today is 4,878 – last Tuesday it was 5,983.
Today we are sadly reporting the deaths of 17 people with COVID-19. 14 deaths were recorded in June, with 1 death recorded in April and 2 in March.
Today’s reported deaths take the total number of publicly reported deaths with COVID-19 to 1,432 and the 7-day rolling average of reported deaths is 12.
Of the people whose deaths we are reporting today; 9 were from the Auckland region, 1 from Waikato, 1 from the Bay of Plenty, 2 from Taranaki, 1 from Hawke’s Bay, 1 from MidCentral, 1 from Canterbury and 1 from Southern.
1 person was in 50s, 2 were in their 60s, 3 were in their 70s, 8 were in their 80s and 2 were aged over 90. 1 was a child aged under 10. Of these people, 10 were male and 7 were female.
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.