Monday December 13

Today there are 101 new community cases of Covid-19.

Of these, 97 cases are in Auckland. There is also one new case in the Bay of Plenty, one in Taranaki, one in Nelson-Marlborough and one in Canterbury.

The cases in Taranaki and Nelson-Tasman were first announced over the weekend but have been officially included in the case numbers today.

There are two new cases also identified at the border.

There are 61 cases in hospital with four in intensive care or high dependency units.

The average age of people currently in hospital is 50.

There have been 4,179,852 vaccine pass downloads, including 27,247 in the last 24 hours.

The latest Covid-19 vaccine data is unavailable and will be updated on the Ministry of Health’s website as soon as possible.

From Wednesday, rapid antigen testing will be available for free from pharmacies for asymptomatic, unvaccinated people aged 12 and over wishing to travel this summer.

Click here to find participating pharmacies near you.

The Ministry of Health is reminding anyone in New Zealand with symptoms to get tested no matter how mild symptoms may be and even if you’re fully vaccinated.

Anyone getting tested should remain isolated until a negative test result is returned.

Click here for a list of updated locations of interest.


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