The Ministry of Health has today reported 7,068 community cases, 398 hospitalisations and 18 deaths with Covid-19.
Today’s seven-day rolling average of community case numbers is 7,595, roughly the same as it was last Saturday.
The 18 deaths reported today include 10 people who have died over the past two days and eight people who has died since 28 April.
These deaths take the total number of publicly reported deaths with Covid-19 to 958. The seven-day rolling average of reported deaths is 15.
Of the people who have died, two people were from Northland; four were from Auckland; three were from Waikato, one was was Lakes DHB, two were from MidCentral, two were from the Wellington region, one was form the West Coast, one was from Canterbury, one was from South Canterbury and one from Southern.
One person was in their 40s, one in their 60s, five in their 70s; five in their 80s and six were aged over 90.
Nine were women and nine were men.