Hawke's Bay records another Covid-related death
Hawke's Bay has one further Covid-related death and 274 cases.
This takes the region's total to 17 deaths.
In a statement, the Ministry of Health said there are 9173 new community cases nationwide and 14 Covid-related deaths.
Of the people whose deaths were reported today, one person was from Northland, two from Auckland, one from Waikato, one from MidCentral, one from Hawke's Bay, one from the Wellington region, six from Canterbury and one person was from the Southern region.
Six were in their 70s, three were in their 80s and five were aged over 90. Nine were women and five were men.
"This is a very sad time for whānau and friends and our thoughts and condolences are with them at this time," the Ministry said.
More than one million confirmed cases of the virus have been confirmed in New Zealand since the pandemic began in 2020.