Update on COVID-19 cases — 27 June 2022

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

Today's COVID-19 numbers

  • 5,549 new community cases
  • 383 cases in hospital
  • 35,900 active community cases
  • 9,146 total RATs reported in the last 24 hours
  • 2,346 total PCR tests in the last 24 hours

Update from the Ministry of Health

COVID-19 deaths

Today we are sadly reporting the deaths of 11 people with COVID-19.

They take the total number of publicly reported deaths with COVID-19 to 1,472 and the 7-day rolling average of reported deaths is 13.

Of the people whose deaths we are reporting today; 2 were from the Auckland region, 1 was from Waikato, 1 was from MidCentral, 2 were from Taranaki, 1 was from the Hutt Valley, 3 were from Canterbury, and 1 was from South Canterbury.

2 people were in their 60s, 2 were in their 70s, 3 were in their 80s and 4 were over 90. Of these people, 5 were male and 6 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.

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

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