Update on COVID-19 cases — 27 January 2022

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

Vaccinations

Vaccines administered to date (percentage of eligible people):

  • 4,035,915 first doses (96%)
  • 3,953,820 second doses (94%)
  • 1,163,046 booster doses

Māori (percentage of eligible people aged 12+):

  • 510,804 first doses (89%)
  • 482,856 second doses (85%)

Pacific Peoples (percentage of eligible people aged 12+):

  • 276,351 first doses (96%)
  • 267,949 second doses (93%)

Paediatric vaccines administered to date (percentage of 5 to 11-year olds):

  • 124,155 first doses (26%)

Māori (percentage of eligible people aged 5-11):

  • 15,639 first doses (14%)

Pacific Peoples (percentage of eligible people aged 5-11):

  • 8,381 first doses (17%)

From today the Ministry of Health has made a change to how it reports vaccination numbers administered to date in this statement.

Rather than reporting doses administered,it now reports people vaccinated. For example, under the previous reporting, today’s first dose number would have been 4,000,409. Today the number is 4,035,915.

Hospitalisations

5 cases in hospital:

  • North Shore: 2
  • Auckland: 1
  • Middlemore: 1
  • Rotorua: 1

Cases

45 new community cases:

  • Auckland: 22
  • Waikato: 2
  • Bay of Plenty: 3
  • Lakes: 7
  • Taranaki: 1
  • Hawke's Bay: 8
  • Nelson Marlborough: 2

51 new cases identified at the border.

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

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