More people continue to recover from COVID-19
The number of Bay of Plenty people who have recovered from COVID-19 is continuing to increase.
On Saturday, 14 people had recovered from the virus. That number has now grown to 24 today.
There are 15 confirmed cases and four probable cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand.
Ashley says the number of people who have recovered from the virus is now at 546.
He says this is 75 more than yesterday.
In the Bay of Plenty, the number of cases sits at 41, with 24 having recovered. In the Lakes District, there are 16 cases, with nine having recovered from the virus.
Further breakdowns are below:
Number of confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) in:
Western Bay of Plenty*: 40
Eastern Bay of Plenty*: 1
These numbers are updated on this page after the Ministry of Health daily public update (mid-afternoon).
*'Western Bay of Plenty' - Tauranga City and Western Bay of Plenty District combined.
*'Eastern Bay of Plenty' - Whakatāne District, Kawerau District and Ōpōtiki District combined.
*'Rotorua' - Rotorua District.
*'Taupō' - Taupō District.
-Additonal information from Toi Te Ora Public Health.