There are 58 new coronavirus cases in New Zealand, bringing the national total to 647.
The new cases are made up of 48 confirmed cases and 10 probable cases. A probable case is when their tests have come back negative but they are being treated as confirmed as they fit the criteria of Covid-19
Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield and Director of Civil Defence Emergency Management Sarah Stuart-Black gave an update on the numbers and Government’s response to Covid-19 today.
Dr Bloomfield said there are 14 people being treated for the virus in hospitals throughout the country, with two in intensive care and both are in a stable conditions.
New Zealand’s Covid-19 death toll remains at one.
So far, 74 people have recovered from Covid-19 in New Zealand.