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Saturday: 23 deaths and 11,560 new cases

Apr 02, 2022

There are 11,560 new community cases of Covid-19 and 23 additional deaths to report today.

There are now 678 people in hospital, down from 764 people yesterday, with 30 in intensive care. The average age of current hospitalisations is 58.

Yesterday, there were 17 new deaths and 13,475 community cases reported.

The seven-day rolling average of community cases is now 13,751, down from 16,943 one week ago. The seven-day average of reported deaths is 18.

The new deaths include one person in their 30s, two in their 50s, one in their 60s, one in their 70s, 13 in their 80s, and five over 90.

Twelve were male and 11 were female.

One was from Northland, seven from the Auckland region, two from Lakes DHB, two from MidCentral, seven from the Wellington region, one from Nelson Marlborough, one from Canterbury, and two from Southern.

There were also 41 new cases identified at the border.

There have now been a total of 681,044 Covid-19 cases in New Zealand and 378 deaths.

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