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Covid update May 15: 5,745 new cases, 15 deaths

15 people with Covid-19 have died, bringing the publicly reported total to date to 973.

Covid update May 8: 5,647 new cases, 3 deaths

A case of the BA.5 variant has been discovered at Aotearoa's border for the first time.

Covid update May 5: 8,609 new cases, 20 deaths

A person under 10, with Covid-19, has died.

Covid Update May 4: 8,454 new cases, person under age 10 dies

The person was one of 24 people with the virus who have recently died.

Covid Update May 3: 9,109 new cases, 20 deaths

There are currently 55,588 active community casees.

Covid update May 1: Omicron BA.4 variant detected in returnee

Two other sub-variants of Omicron have also been detected in 2 other returnees for the first time.

Covid update April 30: 7,043 new cases, 7 deaths

There are 15 people in ICU.

Covid update April 25: 5,690 new cases, 10 deaths

There are 514 people in hospital with 18 of those in ICU.

Covid update April 23: 7,930 cases, 19 deaths

Of the 494 people in hospital, 15 are in ICU.

Covid update April 21: 10,294 cases, 18 deaths

There are 524 people currently in hospital with Covid-19.

Covid update April 17: 5,933 new cases, 10 deaths

There are 537 people in hospital.

Covid update April 16: 13,636 new cases in last two days

The update covers Good Friday and today.

Covid update April 14: 9,563 cases, 16 deaths

The seven-day rolling average of reported deaths is 13.

Covid update April 11: 7,592 cases, third death considered to be linked to Pfizer vaccine

There are 640 people in hospital, 23 of those people are in intensive care or high dependency units.

Covid update April 10: 6,718 new cases, 604 in hospital

Of the hospitalisations, 22 are in ICU. There are 12 deaths reported today.

Covid update April 9: 8,531 new cases, 11 deaths

There are 635 people in hospital, with 18 in ICU.

Covid update April 4: 10,205 new cases, 9 deaths

The deaths reported today take the total number to 405.

Covid update March 31: 15,250 cases, 22 deaths

There are 830 people in hospital, with 28 of those in ICU or HDU.

Covid update March 29: 17,148 new cases, 842 hospitalisations

There are 26 people in ICU. 34 people with the virus have died in the past 10 days.

Covid update March 28: 12,882 community cases, 861 hospitalisations

There are 11 Covid deaths today. They are in Auckland, Waikato, MidCentral and Nelson Marlborough.

Covid update March 27: 10,239 cases, 4 deaths

There are 848 people in hospital, with 28 of those people in ICU.

Covid update March 25: 15,871 cases, 13 deaths

There are currently 899 people in hospital. 27 of these people are in ICU or HDU.

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 20: 12,020 community cases

There are updates on testing requirements for some flights coming in from Samoa.

Covid update March 19: 18,514 new cases

There are 939 people in hospital, with 24 in ICU. Ten people have unfortunately died.

Covid update March 16: 19,452 community cases, 971 in hospital

Eight people with Covid-19 died yesterday and 16 others have died in the past three weeks.

Covid update March 15: 21,616 community cases, 960 in hospital

22 people are in ICU or HDU, and two people with Covid-19 have died.

Covid update March 14: 15,540 new cases, two deaths

952 people in hospital with the virus and two people with Covid-19 have died.

Covid update March 12: 18,699 new cases, 7 deaths

This brings the total number of Covid-19 related deaths in New Zealand to 105.

Covid Update March 11: 20,989 cases, seven deaths

Today marks the highest number of deaths reported in a single say since the start of the pandemic.