Update on COVID-19 cases — 27 July 2022

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

Today's COVID-19 numbers

  • 8,730 new community cases
  • 808 cases in hospital
  • 8,111 7-day rolling average of community cases
  • 56,750 active community cases
  • 16,393 total RATs reported in the last 24 hours
  • 4,084 total PCR tests in the last 24 hours

COVID-19 data and statistics

Update from the Ministry of Health

Today we are reporting 8,730 community cases, and 808 current hospitalisations. The 7-day rolling average of community case numbers today is 8,111.

There are now a total of 1,427 deaths confirmed as attributable to COVID-19, either as the underlying cause of death or as a contributing factor. The 7-day rolling average of the increase in deaths attributable to COVID-19 is now 17.

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

COVID-19 media conference

Watch the latest update on our response to COVID-19.

Speakers:

  • Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield
  • Deputy Director-General, Public Health Agency, Dr Andrew Old
  • Interim National Medical Director, Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand, Dr Pete Wilson.

Watch the media conference | Ministry of Health (external link)

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