• Covid-19: 163 new Hawke's Bay cases

Covid-19: 163 new Hawke's Bay cases

Hawke's Bay has 163 new community Covid-19 cases. 

The region's cases are among 6000 new community cases of Covid-19 in New Zealand today.

The location of today's community cases are Northland (158), Auckland (2053), Waikato (463), Bay of Plenty (206), Lakes (77), Hawke's Bay (163), MidCentral (196), Whanganui (85), Taranaki (179), Tairāwhiti (27), Wairarapa (45), Capital and Coast (444), Hutt Valley (181), Nelson Marlborough (230), Canterbury (878), South Canterbury (90), Southern (461) and the West Coast (62). The location of two cases is unknown.

The total number of active community cases of the virus today is 53,964.

The Ministry of Health reported a further nine virus-related deaths.

One of the deaths reported today was aged in their 30s. Three people were in their 80s and five were aged over 90.

One person was from the Auckland region, two were from Taranaki, two were from Bay of Plenty, two were from Wellington and two were from Canterbury.

The total number of reported deaths with Covid-19 is 1064 and the seven-day rolling average of reported deaths is 12.

The seven-day rolling average of community case numbers is 7712 - last Monday it was 7702.