COVID-19 cases rises to 1,366 in New Zealand

COVID-19 cases rises to 1,366 in New Zealand

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On Tuesday, 14th of April 2020, Dr. Ashley Bloomfield, Director-General of Health, said that the current Coronavirus cases have risen to 1,366 from 1,349.

There are 15 people in the hospital, 3 in ICU – one each in Middlemore, Dunedin, and North Shore hospitals. The Dunedin patient is still in critical condition.

There are now 628 cases of COVID-19 that have recovered, an increase of 82.


The new total combined number of confirmed and probable cases is now 1,366.

There have been 4 Additional deaths linked to COVID-19 infection. One was in Wellington, and the other three were from the Rosewood cluster in Christchurch.

This brings the total deaths to 9, 6 of those involved Rosewood residents.

48% of cases involved contact with a confirmed case within New Zealand, including those in clusters. 49% of cases are linked with overseas travel. Community transmission is still at 2%.

1,572 tests were processed yesterday, the seven-day rolling average is 3,039 tests processed, and the total tests that have been processed are 64,399.

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