Today we are reporting 1,653 community cases, 254 current hospitalisations. The seven-day rolling average of community case numbers today is 1,595.
Last Thursday, it was 2,023. The seven-day rolling average of hospitalisations today is 259. Last Tuesday, it was 319. There are now a total of 1,941 deaths confirmed as attributable to COVID-19, either as the underlying cause of death or as a contributing factor.
The seven-day rolling average increase in total deaths attributable to COVID-19 is now 5. COVID-19 Hospitalisations COVID-19 Cases in hospital: total number 254: Northland: 2; Waitematā: 53; Counties Manukau: 41; Auckland: 42; Waikato: 26; Bay of Plenty: 1; Lakes: 4; Hawke’s Bay: 1; MidCentral: 7; Whanganui: 2; Taranaki: 0; Tairawhiti: 0; Wairarapa: 3; Capital & Coast: 12; Hutt Valley: 10; Nelson Marlborough: 3; Canterbury: 37; West Coast: 2; South Canterbury: 3; Southern: 5.
Weekly COVID-19 Hospitalisations - 7 day rolling average: 259 (This time last week 319) Average age of current COVID-19 hospitalisations: 60 Cases in ICU or HDU: 7 Vaccination status of new admissions to hospital*: Unvaccinated or not eligible (33 cases); partially immunised <7 days from second dose or have only received one dose (4 cases); double vaccinated at least 7 days before being reported as a case (50 cases); received booster at least 7 days before being reported as a case (198 cases). * These are new hospital admissions in the past 7 days prior to yesterday who had COVID at the time of admission or while in hospital, excluding hospitalisations that were admitted and discharged within 24hrs.