Today's COVID-19 numbers
- 7,423 new community cases
- 411 cases in hospital
- 42,782 active community cases
- 13,404 total RATs reported in the last 24 hours
- 3,692 total PCR tests in the last 24 hours
Update from the Ministry of Health
Today we are reporting 7,423 community cases and 411 current hospitalisations.
The 7-day rolling average of community case numbers today is 6,114.
We are sadly reporting the deaths of 19 people with COVID-19. All these deaths occurred in the past 7 days.
Today’s reported deaths take the total number of publicly reported deaths with COVID-19 to 1,522 and the 7-day rolling average of reported deaths is 13.
Of the people whose deaths we are reporting today:
- 2 were from Northland
- 3 were from the Auckland region
- 3 were from Waikato
- 1 was from Bay of Plenty
- 1 was from Hawke’s Bay
- 2 were from the Wellington region
- 1 was from Nelson-Marlborough
- 4 were from Canterbury
- 2 were from Southern.
Two people were in their 50s; 3 were in their 60s; 1 was in their 70s; 6 were in their 80s; and 7 were aged over 90. Of these people, 11 were women and 8 were men.
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.