• Covid-19: 166 new Hawke's Bay cases

Covid-19: 166 new Hawke's Bay cases

Hawke's Bay has 166 new Covid-19 cases, and 19 people in hospital. 

Nationally there are 4990 new community cases of Covid-19 and a further 10 Covid-related deaths.

There are also 379 people in hospital with the virus, including nine in intensive care.

Of the deaths reported today, two were from the Auckland region, two from Waikato, one from Lakes, one from MidCentral; three from Canterbury and one from Southern.

Two people were in their 70s, six were in their 80s and two were aged over 90.

Nine were men and one woman died.

"This is a very sad time for whānau and friends and our thoughts and condolences are with them. Out of respect, we will be making no further comment on these deaths," the Ministry of Health said.