Update on COVID-19 cases — 23 August 2022

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

Today's COVID-19 numbers

  • 3,693 new community cases
  • 402 cases in hospital
  • 3,496 7-day rolling average of community cases
  • 24,466 active community cases
  • 10,028 total RATs reported in the last 24 hours
  • 3,296 total PCR tests in the last 24 hours

COVID-19 data and statistics

Update from the Ministry of Health

Today we are reporting 3,693 community cases and 402 current hospitalisations.

The 7-day rolling average of community case numbers today is 3,496 — last Tuesday, it was 4,073.

The 7-day rolling average of hospitalisations today is 453 — last Tuesday, it was 556.

There are now a total of 1,841 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 8.

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

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