Covid-19: 6142 new cases, one more death

There have been 6142 new cases of Covid-19 reported and one further death attributed to the virus in the past week.

Canterbury recorded the most new active cases (738), followed by Capital and Coast (552), then Auckland (518), Waitematā (485), Waikato (376) and Counties Manukau (359).

The West Coast recorded the fewest new cases – 17.

The seven-day rolling average of new cases was 666 and 3458 of the new cases were reinfections.

Last week the Ministry of Health reported 6146 new cases, nearly double the previous week’s figure.

An expert says New Zealand is experiencing its highest peak in Covid-19 cases since December 2022.

More than four years after the first cases were reported in Aotearoa, the World Health Organisation described Covid-19 as an “ongoing pandemic”.

According to the news on Radio New Zealand

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