Update on COVID-19 cases — 29 August 2022
Today's COVID-19 numbers
- 1,653 new community cases
- 341 cases in hospital
- 2,425 7-day rolling average of community cases
- 16,968 active community cases
- 4,137 total RATs reported in the last 24 hours
- 2,184 total PCR tests in the last 24 hours
Update from the Ministry of Health
Today we are reporting 1,653 community cases, 341 current hospitalisations.
The 7-day rolling average of community case numbers today is 2,425 — last Monday it was 3,655.
The 7-day rolling average of hospitalisations today is 351 — last Monday it was 472.
There are now a total of 1,869 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 6.
In addition to the figures reported today, the Ministry of Health is also providing some testing and case figures reported on Saturday and Sunday, when the daily COVID-19 update is not published.
Read the full update on today's cases and cases from the weekend | Ministry of Health (external link)