Vaccination Nz

Covid Update May 18: 9,570 community cases, 32 deaths

There are 425 people in hospital with 9 of those people in intensive care or high dependency units.

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 11: 28 deaths, 7,970 community cases

Today’s seven-day rolling average of community case numbers is 7,420 – last Wednesday it was 7,746.

Covid Update May 10: 9,173 new cases, NZ passes 1 million confirmed cases

In May last year, there were only 2,288 confirmed Covid-19 cases.

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 April 30: 7,043 new cases, 7 deaths

There are 15 people in ICU.

Covid update April 29: 8,242 cases, 480 hospitalisations

The Ministry of Health says 14 people with Covid-19 have died.

Covid update April 28: 9,047 cases, 484 hospitalisations

The Ministry of Health says 13 people with Covid-19 have died.

Covid update April 26: 6,380 cases, 508 hospitalisations

A further four deaths are being reported today.

Covid update April 20: 11,217 cases, 547 people in hospital

There are 547 people in hospital with Covid-19, 14 of those people are in the ICU or HDU.

Covid update April 19: 8,270 community cases, five deaths

The seven-day rolling average of case numbers continues to decline, with today's average at 7,585.

Covid update April 13: 9,495 community cases, 551 hospitalisations

A further 15 deaths are being reported today.

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 8: 9,906 cases, 10 deaths

A person between the ages of 10 and 19 has died, the Ministry of Health says.

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 11: 20,989 cases, seven deaths

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

Free rapid antigen tests now available for home testing

The tests can be ordered online through a new website.

Answering your Covid-19 booster questions

You had questions about the booster, so we got answers.

Covid update March 1: 19,566 community cases, delay in processing 32,000 tests

About 9000 testing samples have been sent to Queensland to help clear the backlog.

Covid update February 23: New Zealand hits a record high with 3297 cases

This is the first time New Zealand's Covid-19 case numbers have passed 3000.

What do I do if I’m a close contact: Your Omicron questions answered

We explain phase two of New Zealand’s Omicron plan.

Covid update February 16: 1160 community cases - NZ's highest daily case number yet

This is the highest daily case number reported from the Ministry of Health since the pandemic began.

Covid Update February 15: 744 community cases

Nearly two million boosters have been administered as of yesterday.

Covid update Feb 1: 126 community cases

1.3 million booster shots have been administered to date.

Covid update Jan 25: 25 new community cases

There are 10 new Omicron cases today.

Omicron is here, it's time to ditch cloth masks

“N95s can’t be washed, but you can reuse them,”

Anti-vaxxers say vaccines breach the Nuremberg Code. Here’s why that’s wrong

“It is completely dishonest and should be ignored.”