19 Feb 2024

Covid-19 update: 6312 new cases, 14 deaths

3:44 pm on 19 February 2024
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The number of reported new cases of Covid-19 in New Zealand have risen compared to last week.

There have been 6312 new cases of Covid-19 reported over the week to Sunday, and 14 further deaths attributed to the virus.

Of the new cases, 996 were probable cases and 4077 were reinfections.

There were 205 cases in hospital. Latest intensive care figures were not available on the ministry's website.

The seven-day rolling average of new cases was 901 per day.

Last week, Te Whatu Ora reported 5878 new cases and 15 further deaths.

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