One new case of COVID-19 today
There is one new confirmed case of COVID-19 in New Zealand today.
A written statement issued by the Ministry of Health says the case is linked to the Rosewood cluster as a household contact of an earlier case.
New Zealand’s combined total of confirmed and probable cases is 1,499.
"We now have 1,433 people reported as having recovered from COVID-19, an increase of five on yesterday."
This is 96% of all confirmed and probable cases.
Today there are two people receiving hospital-level care for COVID-19 – one each in Auckland and Middlemore hospitals. Neither of these patients is in ICU.
"We still have 16 significant clusters."
There are no additional deaths to report.