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  •   Home > News > Politics

    New Zealand's Covid-19 crisis continues

    New Zealand's Covid-19 crisis continues


    The country has 175 new community cases today, with eight in Waikato, five in Taranaki, two in Northland, one in Taupo and 159 in Auckland.

    97 of today's cases are yet to be epidemiologically linked.

    There are 93 people in hospital, up from 85 yesterday, all of them in Auckland.

    Nine people are in ICU or HDU and the average age of those hospitalised is 51.

    © 2022 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

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