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Source: Covid-19 New Zealand Government Announcements

There were 20,408 first and second vaccine doses administered yesterday, made up of 6,197 first doses and 14,211 second doses. To date, 91% of New Zealanders have had their first dose and 82% are fully vaccinated.

The continued spread of COVID-19 to regions throughout New Zealand is a reminder that everyone needs to heed the advice that will help keep our communities as safe as possible. That includes ensuring you and your loved ones are fully vaccinated if eligible, that you wear a mask, keep a safe distance from people outside your bubble, and keep track of your movements outside your home.

There were 167 community cases:

  • 5 in Northland
  • 142 in Auckland
  • 17 in Waikato
  • 1 in Bay of Plenty
  • 1 in Lakes
  • 1 in Canterbury.

Update on today’s COVID-19 cases | (external link)

Deaths of two patients with COVID-19

Sadly, today we are reporting the deaths of 2 patients with COVID-19.

A woman in her 80s has died at Middlemore Hospital. We are also reporting the death of a man in his 90s in North Shore Hospital. He had been living at the Edmonton Meadows Care Home.