23 Apr 2024

Covid-19 update: 2383 new cases, 21 further deaths

1:11 pm on 23 April 2024
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There have been 2383 new cases of Covid-19 reported in the past week, and 21 further deaths attributed to the virus.

Canterbury had the highest number of reported active cases with 398, followed by Waitematā with 232.

There were 167 cases in hospital as of midnight on Sunday, the Ministry of Health said.

Of the new cases, 1490 were reinfections.

The seven-day rolling average of new cases was 340.

Last week, the ministry reported 2618 new cases and eight further deaths attributed to the virus.

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