1164 new Covid cases, 2 deaths in Canterbury

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Photo: Getty Images
There are 1164 new community cases of Covid-19 in Canterbury areas and two deaths to report. 

In a statement this afternoon, the Ministry of Health said nationally, there were 6460 community cases and 423 current hospitalisations and 20 deaths.

The seven-day rolling average of community case numbers today is 6825.

The Ministry said 19 deaths occurred in the past three days and one occurred on June 22, bringing the total of publicly reported deaths with Covid to 1549 and the seven-day rolling average of reported deaths is 14.

The latest deaths include two from South Canterbury,  five from the Southern DHB area and five from the Auckland region, two from Bay of Plenty and one each from Waikato, Lakes, Hawke's Bay, Taranaki, MidCentral and Nelson Marlborough.

Five people were aged in their 70s, six were in their 80s and nine were aged over 90. Of these people, nine were women and 11 were men.

Hospitalisations

Total number 423: Northland: 4; Waitematā: 92; Counties Manukau: 29; Auckland: 47; Waikato: 41; Bay of Plenty: 14; Lakes: 25; Hawke’s Bay: 11; MidCentral: 11; Whanganui: 3; Taranaki: 8; Tairawhiti: 0; Wairarapa: 9; Capital and Coast: 35; Hutt Valley: 8; Nelson Marlborough: 10; Canterbury: 50; South Canterbury: 3; West Coast: 2; Southern: 21.

Seven people are being treated in intensive care or a high-dependency unit.

Community cases


Source: Ministry of Health
Source: Ministry of Health

* The change in total case numbers may not be equal to the number of new cases reported today due to data updating and reconciliation.
 
Note: The Ministry of Health said it could not give detailed information about cases in a district, city or town, as it must protect the privacy of the people concerned.
 
- ODT Online 

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