The Ministry of Health is today reporting 4,924 community cases, 424 current hospitalisations and 11 deaths.
The seven-day rolling average of community case numbers is continuing to show a significant upwards trajectory. Today’s seven-day average is 6,895 – last Sunday it was 4,911.
The seven-day rolling average of reported deaths is 14. Last Sunday it was 12.
All 11 deaths reported today occurred in the past three days. Of those, three were from Auckland region, one was from Taranaki, two were from MidCentral, two were from Canterbury and three were from Southern.
Two were in their 60s, two were in their 70s, four were in their 80s, and three were aged over 90. Five were women and six were men.