Covid-19: 4429 community cases, six deaths

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Today the Ministry of Health is reporting 4,429 new community cases of Covid-19,  332 current hospitalisations, and six deaths.

There are 86 imported cases, and seven people in ICU.

There are 129 new community cases in Bay of Plenty and 65 in Lakes. There are two people in Bay of Plenty hospitals and 14 in Lakes hospitals.

The seven-day rolling average of community case numbers today is 4,911 – last Sunday it was 4,991.

Covid-19 deaths

“Today we are sadly reporting the deaths of 6 people with Covid-19,” says a Ministry of Health spokesperson.

All of today’s reported deaths have been in the past two days. They take the total number of publicly reported deaths with Covid-19 to 1,461 and the seven-day rolling average of reported deaths is 12. 

“Of the people whose deaths we are reporting today; three were from the Auckland region, two were from Canterbury, and one was from Waikato.”

One person was in their 50s, one was in their 60s, two were in their 70s, and two were aged over 90. Of these people, 5 were male and 1 was female.

“This is a very sad time for whānau and friends and our thoughts and condolences are with them. Out of respect, we will be making no further comment on these deaths.”

Vaccinations administered in New Zealand

Vaccines administered to date: 4,028,364 first doses; 3,980,636 second doses; 32,944 third primary doses; 2,679,104 booster doses: 264,031 paediatric first doses and 132,332 paediatric second doses

Vaccines administered yesterday: 35 first doses; 33 second doses; 6 third primary doses; 891 booster doses; 63 paediatric first doses and 613 paediatric second doses

People vaccinated

All ethnicities (percentage of eligible people aged 12+): 4,054,314 first dose (96.3%); 4,005,849 second dose (95.2%), 2,655,600 boosted (of the 18+ population) (72.9% of those eligible)

Māori (percentage of eligible people aged 12+): 521,710 first dose (91.4%); 504,989 second dose (88.4%), 239,695 boosted (of the 18+ population) (55.9% of those eligible)

Pacific Peoples (percentage of eligible people aged 12+): 282,340 first dose (98.5%); 277,585 second dose (96.8%), 144,514 boosted (of the 18+ population) (60% of those eligible)

16 to 17 year old booster uptake (all ethnicities): 12,905 boosted (12.9% of those eligible)

16 to 17 year old booster uptake (Māori): 1,222 boosted (6.2% of those eligible)

16 to 17 year old booster uptake (Pacific Peoples): 811 boosted (8% of those eligible)

5 to 11-year-olds all ethnicities: 260,478 first dose (54.7%); 128,775 second dose (27%)

5 to 11-year-olds - Māori: 41,135 first dose (35.6%); 15,063 second dose (13%)

5 to 11-year-olds - Pacific Peoples: 23,833 first dose (48.2%); 8,368 second dose (16.9%)

Note that the number for “People vaccinated” differs slightly from “Vaccines administered” as it includes those that have been vaccinated overseas.

Vaccination rates for all DHBs*

Northland DHB: first dose (90%); second dose (88%); boosted (69%)

Auckland DHB: first dose (99%); second dose (98.1%); boosted (75.4%)

Counties Manukau DHB: first dose (96.2%); second dose (95%); boosted (68.6%)

Waitemata DHB: first dose (96.5%); second dose (95.6%); boosted (73.3%)

Waikato DHB: first dose (95%); second dose (93.6%); boosted (68.3%)

Bay of Plenty DHB: first dose (95.1%); second dose (93.4%); boosted (67.2%)

Lakes DHB: first dose (92.9%); second dose (91.1%); boosted (67.4%)

MidCentral DHB: first dose (96.3%); second dose (95%); boosted (73.6%)

Tairāwhiti DHB: first dose (92.7%); second dose (90.6%); boosted (67.4%)

Whanganui DHB: first dose (91.8%); second dose (90.3%); boosted (72.6%)

Hawke’s Bay DHB: first dose (97.4%); second dose (95.8%); boosted (71.2%)

Taranaki DHB: first dose (94.6%); second dose (93.2%); boosted (69.4%)

Wairarapa DHB: first dose (96.4%); second dose (95%); boosted (74.3%)

Capital & Coast DHB: first dose (98.4%); second dose (97.8%); boosted (81.3%)

Hutt Valley DHB: first dose (96.5%); second dose (95.5%); boosted (76.6%)

Nelson Marlborough DHB: first dose (96.4%); second dose (95.2%); boosted (74.8%)

West Coast DHB: first dose (92.4%); second dose (91%); boosted (72.3%)

Canterbury DHB: first dose (99.8%); second dose (99%); boosted (76%)

South Canterbury DHB: first dose (94.5%); second dose (93.5%); boosted (75.5%)

Southern DHB: first dose (98.5%); second dose (97.5%); boosted (74.6%)

*Partially and second doses percentages are for those 12+. Boosted percentages are for 18+ who have become eligible 3 months after having their second dose or 16 and 17 year olds who have become eligible 6 months after having their second dose.

Hospitalisations

Cases in hospital: total number 332: Northland: 3; Waitematā: 52*; Counties Manukau: 36; Auckland: 41; Waikato: 29; Bay of Plenty: 2; Lakes: 14; Tairāwhiti: 0; Hawke’s Bay: 7; Taranaki: 9; Whanganui: 1; MidCentral: 22; Wairarapa: 7; Hutt Valley: 12; Capital and Coast: 21; Nelson Marlborough: 6; Canterbury: 37; South Canterbury: 10; West Coast: 0; Southern: 23.

Average age of current hospitalisations: 61

Cases in ICU or HDU: 7

**Vaccination status of new admissions to hospital: Unvaccinated or not eligible (31 cases / 14%); partially immunised <7 days from second dose or have only received one dose (3 case / 1%); double vaccinated at least 7 days before being reported as a case (44 cases / 20%); Received booster at least 7 days before being reported as a case (141 cases / 64%).

*Waitemata DHB hospitalisation figure is from Friday and will be updated on Monday.

**We are now using data from DHBs with tertiary hospitals. These are Auckland, Canterbury, Southern, Counties Manukau, Waikato, Capital & Coast, Waitemata and Northland. Previously we only used the vaccination status of patients in Northern Region hospitals.

Cases

Seven day rolling average of community cases: 4,911

Seven day rolling average (as at same day last week): 4,991

Number of new community cases over past 24 hours: 4,429

Number of new community cases (PCR) over past 24 hours: 110

Number of new community cases (RAT) over past 24 hours: 4,319

Location of new community cases (PCR & RAT) over past 24 hours: Northland (91), Auckland (409), Waikato (274), Bay of Plenty (129), Lakes (65), Hawke’s Bay (121), MidCentral (122), Whanganui (39), Taranaki (105), Tairāwhiti (20), Wairarapa (48), Capital and Coast (413), Hutt Valley (169), Nelson Marlborough (185), Canterbury (741), South Canterbury (76), Southern (356), West Coast (29), Unknown (4).

Number of new imported cases: 86

Number of active community cases (total): 34,357 (cases identified in the past seven days and not yet classified as recovered)

Confirmed cases (total): 1,301,319.

Please note, the Ministry of Health’s daily reported cases may differ slightly from those reported at a DHB or local public health unit level. This is because of different reporting cut off times and the assignment of cases between regions, for example when a case is tested outside their usual region of residence. Total numbers will always be the formal daily case tally as reported to the WHO.

Tests

Number of PCR tests total (last 24 hours): 2,087

Number of Rapid Antigen Tests reported total (last 24 hours): 7,935

PCR tests rolling average (last 7 days): 2,334

Number of Rapid Antigen Tests dispatched (last seven days as of 24 June 2022): 1 million




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