427 new cases of Covid in South

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There are 427 new community cases of Covid-19 but no deaths to report in the South today.

In a statement this afternoon, the Ministry of Health said nationally, there were  4869 new community cases, 370 people and 16 deaths.

The seven-day rolling average of community case numbers today is 5247 - last Friday, it was 6075.

The Ministry said the latest deaths happened in the past seven days, apart from one death on May 11 and one on April 23.

"Of the people whose deaths we are reporting today; two were from Northland, six were from the Auckland region, one was from Waikato; one was from Taranaki; two were from the Wellington region; three were from Canterbury; and one was from South Canterbury."

One person was aged in their 40s, one in their 60s, four in their 70s; eight in their 80s and two were aged over 90. Four were women and 12 were men.

The total number of publicly reported deaths with Covid is now 1390 and the seven-day rolling average of reported deaths is 12.


Total number 370: Northland: 8; Waitematā: 40; Counties Manukau: 30; Auckland: 69; Waikato: 28; Bay of Plenty: 13; Lakes: 1; Tairāwhiti: 3; Hawke’s Bay: 6; Taranaki: 13; Whanganui: 1; MidCentral: 34; Wairarapa: 2; Hutt Valley: 27; Capital and Coast: 14; Nelson Marlborough: 10; Canterbury: 42; South Canterbury: 4; West Coast: 1; Southern: 24.

Nationally, nine people are being treated in intensive care or a high-dependency unit today.

Community cases 

Location of new community cases (PCR & RAT): Northland (123), Auckland (1,478), Waikato (335), Bay of Plenty (184), Lakes (77), Hawke’s Bay (135), MidCentral (166), Whanganui (45), Taranaki (172), Tairāwhiti (33), Wairarapa (42), Capital and Coast (400), Hutt Valley (203), Nelson Marlborough (218), Canterbury (739), South Canterbury (59), Southern (427), West Coast (32), Unknown (1).

There were 64 new imported cases reported today.

 - ODT Online 



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