9 Oct 2023

Covid-19 update: 3571 new cases, 15 deaths attributed to virus

3:26 pm on 9 October 2023
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There have been 3571 new cases of Covid-19 reported in New Zealand over the past week, and 15 further deaths attributed to the virus.

Of the new cases, 1603 were reinfections.

At midnight on Sunday 8 October, 230 cases were in hospital and four in intensive care.

The seven-day rolling average of new cases was 510 per day, up from 422 last week.

Last week, Te Whatu Ora reported 2968 new cases and 14 further deaths.

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