484 new Covid cases, two deaths in South

Source: SDHB
Source: SDHB

There are 484 new community cases of Covid-19 and two deaths to report in the South.

In a statement, the Ministry of Health said nationally there were 6862 new community cases, 350 current hospitalisations and 25 deaths.

The seven-day rolling average of community case numbers today is 6960 - last Friday, it was 8032.

Of the people whose deaths the Ministry is reporting today: five were from the Auckland region, three were from Northland, one was from Waikato, one was from Hawkes Bay, nine were from Canterbury, two were from the Wellington region, one was from Midcentral, one was from Bay of Plenty, and two were from Southern.

One person was in their 30s, three people in their 40s, four in their 50s, two in their 60s, four in their 70s, six in their 80s and five were over 90.

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

It takes the total number of publicly reported deaths with Covid-19 to 1127 and the seven-day rolling average of reported deaths is 13.


Source: SDHB
Source: SDHB

Thirty-four people are in hospital in the Southern DHB region today. Nationally, 10 are in intensive care or a high-dependency unit. 

Total number 350: Northland: 10; Waitemata: 35; Counties Manukau: 25; Auckland: 62; Waikato: 23; Bay of Plenty: 7; Lakes: 5; Tairāwhiti: 2; Hawke’s Bay: 20; Taranaki: 6; Whanganui: 3; MidCentral: 13; Wairarapa: **2; Hutt Valley***: 5; Capital and Coast: 29; Nelson Marlborough: 11; Canterbury: 46; South Canterbury: 11; West Coast: 1; Southern: 34.

** Wairarapa DHB has not submitted their hospitalisation numbers, therefore yesterday’s numbers are included.

***Yesterday’s hospitalisation numbers for Hutt Valley were reported as 34 in error. The correct number was four.

Community cases 

Source: SDHB
Source: SDHB

Please note, the Ministry of Health’s daily reported cases may differ slightly from those reported at a DHB or local public health unit level. This is because of different reporting cut off times and the assignment of cases between regions, for example when a case is tested outside their usual region of residence. Total numbers will always be the formal daily case tally as reported to the WHO. Due to the increased use of RATs and system lag issues there may be a discrepancy in the number of total active cases from the territorial authority breakdown.
Location of new community cases (PCR & RAT): Northland (234), Auckland (2,292), Waikato (505), Bay of Plenty (193), Lakes (104), Hawke’s Bay (155), MidCentral (214), Whanganui (79), Taranaki (198), Tairāwhiti (30), Wairarapa (57), Capital and Coast (543), Hutt Valley (203), Nelson Marlborough (283), Canterbury (1,078), South Canterbury (148), Southern (484), West Coast (60), Unknown (2).

Meanwhile, there were 90 new imported cases recorded today.

- ODT Online





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