6 May 2020

As it happened: Covid-19 updates from NZ and around the world

6:06 pm on 6 May 2020

After two days with no cases, New Zealand saw two new cases and a further death today.

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There was one new confirmed and one probable case today.

The confirmed case was related to the Marist College cluster, while the probable case has been linked to the St Margaret's rest home cluster.

There has been one further death from the Rosewood rest home cluster - a woman in her 60s who had been recorded as a probable case and had underlying health conditions.

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