Coronavirus: New Zealand has 67 new cases and three patients in ICU

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Monday, 6 April 2020, 1:16PM

New Zealand has 67 new cases of Covid-19 - bringing the total number of cases in New Zealand to 1,106 says Director General of Health Ashley Bloomfield.

There are 39 new confirmed cases and 28 probable cases today.

There are 13 people in hospital including three in ICU, one of whom is critical.

Two people have been discharged from hospital since yesterday.

There have been no additional deaths and 176 people have recovered.

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The seven-day rolling average of daily tests is 2,846 and just under 40,000 tests have been completed in total. There are 68 testing centres around the country.

Two per cent of cases have been confirmed as community transmission.

Auckland, Waikato and Southern have the highest number of cases under investigation

There are still 12 significant clusters - Marist College now has 72 cases.

One of the clusters in Christchurch was at the Rosewood rest home with 15 confirmed and probable cases.

 

This article was originally posted by NZ Herald and reproduced here with permission.