13 May 2024

Covid-19 update: 3922 new cases, 13 further deaths

2:45 pm on 13 May 2024
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There have been 3922 new cases of Covid-19 reported in the past week, and 13 further deaths attributed to the virus.

There were 152 cases in hospital as of midnight on Sunday, the Ministry of Health said.

The seven-day rolling average of cases was up, on 477. Of the total new cases in the past week, 2470 were reinfections.

Canterbury recorded the highest number of new cases, followed by Waitematā, Counties Manukau, Auckland and then Capital and Coast.

Last week, the ministry reported 2287 new cases and 19 further deaths attributed to the virus.

There have been a total of 2,593,269 cases confirmed in New Zealand since the first case here.

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