7 Aug 2023

Covid-19 update: 4645 new cases, 10 further deaths and 160 in hospital

1:19 pm on 7 August 2023
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There have been 4645 new cases of Covid-19 reported in New Zealand over the past week and 10 further deaths.

Of the new cases, 2304 were reinfections.

The total number of deaths attributed to the virus in New Zealand is now 3229.

As of midnight on Sunday, there were 160 cases in hospital, with five people in intensive care.

The seven-day rolling average of new cases was 659.

Last week, the Ministry of Health reported 3615 new cases over the previous week and 22 further deaths.

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