covid-19 testing

Still haven’t had Covid yet? Here’s some reasons why

There is likely a large group of NZers who incorrectly believe they haven’t caught it yet.

Covid update May 24: 8435 cases, 15 deaths

There are 327 people in hospital - 10 of those people are in ICU or HDU.

Covid Update May 17: 9,843 community cases, 421 hospitalisations

Todays seven-day rolling average of community case numbers is 7,795 – last Tuesday it was 7,927.

Covid update May 7: 6,745 new cases, 15 in ICU.

There are 339 people in hospital, and 12 deaths being reported.

Covid May 6: 7,347 cases, 24 deaths

363 people are currently in hospital.

Covid Update April 22: 9390 cases, 13 deaths

A person with Covid-19, aged between 10 and 19, has died.

Covid update March 26: 14,175 cases, 20 deaths

There are 841 people in hospital, with 27 of those in ICU.

Covid update March 21: 14,463 new cases, 1000 people in hospital

9 people have died with Covid-19. The total number of publicly reported Covid-related deaths is 184.

Covid update March 13: 14,494 new cases, 8 deaths

There are 896 people in hospital.

Free rapid antigen tests now available for home testing

The tests can be ordered online through a new website.

Why it's taking so long to get your Covid-19 test result

But good news: Rapid Antigen Tests are available from today.