Four Covid-19 deaths - but case increase is 17 overnight

Apr 14, 2020

Four more New Zealanders have lost their lives to Covid 19 - three in Christchurch and one on Wellington.

The Christchurch cases are all linked to the Rosewood rest home, with elderly residents being moved to Burwood hospital as a precautionary measure.

The fourth case was an man in Wellington who had been sick with Covid-19 symptoms since March 22.

The number of cases has increased by 17 overnight, 8 confirmed and 9 probable.

628 people have recovered, 82 more than yesterday.

The national total is now 1,366. 15 are in hospital, 3 in ICU and 1 in a critical condition.

Crux will publish more information later today.


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