Source: Covid-19 New Zealand Government Announcements
Update from the Ministry of Health
Today we are reporting 5,836 new community cases, 403 current hospitalisations, and 5 deaths in the past 3 days.
The 7-day rolling average of community case numbers today is 6,881 — last Monday, it was 7,712.
Today we are sadly reporting the deaths of 5 people with COVID-19.
These deaths take the total number of publicly reported deaths with COVID-19 to 1,154 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 Taranaki, 1 from Canterbury, and 1 was the Southern region.
One person was in their 70s, 3 were in their 80s and 1 was over 90.
Of these people, 3 were male and 2 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.