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Source: Covid-19 New Zealand Government Announcements

Update from the Ministry of Health

Today we are reporting 6,862 community cases, 350 current hospitalisations and 25 deaths. 

The 7-day rolling average of community case numbers today is 6,960 – last Friday, it was 8,032.

COVID-19 deaths

Today we are sadly reporting the deaths of 25 people with COVID-19.  

These deaths take the total number of publicly reported deaths with COVID-19 to 1,127 and the 7-day rolling average of reported deaths is 13.

Of the people whose deaths we are reporting today; 5 were from the Auckland region, 3 were from Northland, 1 was from Waikato, 1 was from Hawke’s Bay, 9 were from Canterbury, 2 were from the Wellington region, 1 was from Midcentral, 1 was from Bay of Plenty, and 2 were from Southern. 

One person was in their 30s, 3 people were in their 40s, 4 were in their 50s, 2 people were in their 60s, 4 were in their 70s, 6 were in their 80s, and 5 were aged over 90. 

Of these people, 13 were female and 11 were male. The gender of 1 person was not reported.

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 | (external link)