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LIVE: COVID-19 recoveries continue to rise

Director-General of Health Dr Ashely Bloomfield.

UPDATE: The number of recovered cases of COVID-19 continues to dominate the number of new cases.

There are now 15 new cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand today. This is made up of six comfirmed cases and nine probable cases.

Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield says there are now 770 people who have recovered from the virus. This is an increase of 42 from yesterday.

There have been no additional deaths. The death toll remains at nine.

Twelve people are in hospital. Two people are in critical condition.

Three people are in ICU - one in Dunedin, one in Middlemore and one in North Shore hospitals.

EARLIER:

Director-General of Health Dr Ashely Bloomfield and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will be providing an update from the All of Government COVID-19 National Response.

The pair will be speaking live from Wellington at 1pm today.

Watch the video above to hear the latest of what they have to say.

What we know so far

Yesterday, there was a total of 20 new cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand today. This is made of six confirmed cases and 14 probable.

Director-General of Health Dr Ashely Bloomfied says there were no additional deaths to report .

The current death toll for COVID-19 sits at nine.

The number of recovered cases is now at 728, 100 more than on Tuesday.

Ashley says there are now 16 significant clusters.

"One more than Tuesday. The new cluster is an aged care facility in Auckland."

Clusters are were there are more than 10 people with COVID-19 from one group.

Ashley says there are now 13 people in hospital.

"Three are in ICU. One is in Middlemore Hospital, one is in Dundedin Hospital and one is in North Shore Hospital."

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