• Covid-19: 269 new Hawke's Bay cases

Covid-19: 269 new Hawke's Bay cases

Hawke's Bay has 269 new Hawke's Bay cases, and 14 people in hospital. 

In a statement, the Ministry of Health said there are 9392 new community cases nationally. 

A further nine deaths have been reported, including eight people who died over the past two days and one person who has died since May 5.

Of the nine people who have died, one was aged in their 70s, two were in their 80s and six were aged over 90.

Four of the people were from Auckland and five were from Canterbury. Five were men and four were women.

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

The latest deaths take the total number of publicly reported deaths of people with Covid-19 to 911.

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

The locations of today's cases are: Northland (243), Auckland (3388), Waikato (664), Bay of Plenty (261), Lakes (144), Hawke's Bay (269), MidCentral (289), Whanganui (89), Taranaki (232), Tairāwhiti (84), Wairarapa (96), Capital and Coast (635), Hutt Valley (213), Nelson Marlborough (272), Canterbury (1364), South Canterbury (138), Southern (920) and the West Coast (83).

The location of eight cases is unknown. 

Today's seven-day rolling average of community case numbers is 7533, while last Thursday it was 7684.

Meanwhile, 84 Covid-19 cases have been detected at the border.