COVID-19 cases in the Bay of Plenty

The Bay of Plenty District Health Board covers the western and eastern Bay of Plenty areas. File photo.

The number of confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand is now at 868.

Of those cases, 28 are in the Bay of Plenty District Health Board area and 11 are in the Lakes District Health area.

The BOPDHB covers the western and eastern Bay of Plenty area, while the Lakes DHB covers Rotorua and Taupō:

To break it down further, the Western Bay of Plenty has 27 cases, Eastern Bay has one case, Rotorua has seven and Taupō has four.

"For privacy reasons, neither the Bay of Plenty District Health Board nor Lakes District Health Board are unable to provide any further details on any COVID-19 inpatients," says a Bay of Plenty District Health Board spokesperson.

"Thank you for your understanding. We’re all in this together."

These numbers are updated daily following the Ministry of Health daily public update

Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield says there are 103 people who have recovered from the virus to date.

Ashley says there are 49 new confirmed cases and 22 probable cases.

This is a total of 71 new and confirmed cases for today.

Ashley says this brings the total number of cases of COVID-19 in NZ to 868,

"There are 13 people in hospital. One person is in ICU. They are all stable."

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Covid numbers.

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People still traveling in hoards to the beach each day!

Posted on 03-04-2020 18:53 | By

As I look out to a beach car park across from our home there are currently 6 vehicles, all with poeple happily having a lovely beach day out, at others expense. They are not using their vehicles for essential travel, they are not self isolating or doing their exercise close to home, otherwise they would be walking, running or biking to get to the beach. What a shame that people can’t control themselves for a few short weeks, for the good of us all and to help reduce the time lock down for ALL OF US! Great work to all the amazing people and families who are doing everything they can and should during this time : )