7591 new Covid cases, 16 deaths

There are 7591 community cases to report today including 589 in the South.

The Ministry of Health said in its daily update there new seven-day rolling average of community case numbers today is 7095 – last Thursday, it was 7981.

The MoH also reported there were 16 deaths of people with Covid.

These deaths take the total number of publicly reported deaths with Covid-19 to 1102 and the seven-day rolling average of reported deaths is 12.

Seven were from the Auckland region, three were from Canterbury, three were from the Wellington region, one was from Lakes, one was from Bay of Plenty, and one was from Southern.

Two people were their 60s, two were in their 70s, eight were in their 80s, and four were aged over 90.

Of these people, nine were female and seven were male. 

Cases in hospital: total number 355: Northland: 11; Waitemata: 39; Counties Manukau: 21; Auckland: 57; Waikato: 25; Bay of Plenty: 8; Lakes: 5; Tairāwhiti: 1; Hawke’s Bay: 19; Taranaki: 8; Whanganui: 5; MidCentral: 18; Wairarapa: 2; Hutt Valley: 34; Capital and Coast: 32; Nelson Marlborough: 9; Canterbury: 44; South Canterbury: 12; West Coast: 1; Southern: 35. 

Location of new community cases (PCR & RAT): Northland (220), Auckland (2,520), Waikato (566), Bay of Plenty (221), Lakes (122), Hawke’s Bay (211), MidCentral (258), Whanganui (91), Taranaki (250), Tairāwhiti (52), Wairarapa (77), Capital and Coast (538), Hutt Valley (220), Nelson Marlborough (308), Canterbury (1,110), South Canterbury (136), Southern (589), West Coast (95), Unknown (7) 


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