We are at Level 4 of New Zealand’s four-level COVID-19 alert system. It is likely Level 4 measures will stay in place for a number of weeks. More information on alert levels.

  • Everyone must now stay home, except those providing essential services.
  • Only make physical contact with those that you live with.

Government COVID-19 Response Briefing

The All of Government COVID-19 National Response will provide an update at 1.00 pm today.

Speakers:

  • Dr Caroline McElnay, Director of Public Health.

Ministry of Health Update:

  • Second death, woman in her 90s in Christchurch
  • One of a group from Rosewood rest home and Hospital
  • Part of that cluster
  • Because of alert level 4 her family could not be with her at the hospital.
  • Reinforces importance of Alert Level 4
  • 44 new cases, 23 confirmed and 21 probable
  • 373 recovered
  • 1283 total cases
  • 16 in hospital, 4 in ICU, 2 in critical condition
  • 12 significant clusters, Matamata 69 +5 on yesterday, Bluff 87 cases, Marist 84

Yesterday’s details.

  • 23 new confirmed, 6 probable cases, 29 total new cases
  • 317 people who have recovered
  • 1239 total cases
  • 14 in hospital, 4 ICU in critical condition
  • 3547 is the 7 day rolling average number of tests
  • 3990 tests tests yesterday
  • 12 clusters. Matamata 64, Bluff 87, Marist 84


COVID-19 – current cases

Total to dateNew in last 24 hours
Number of confirmed cases in New Zealand1,01523
Number of probable cases26821
Number of confirmed and probable cases1,28344
Number of cases in hospital162
Number of recovered cases37356
Number of deaths21

View details of confirmed and probable cases.

View details of significant COVID-19 clusters.

View testing data by region.

View interactive map and dashboard.


Confirmed and probable cases by DHB

Total cases by DHB in hospital

DHBTotal cases
Auckland3
Canterbury2
Capital & Coast (Wellington)2
Counties Manukau (Middlemore)2
Hawke’s Bay1
South Canterbury1
Southern2
Waikato1
Waitemata2
Total16

Download the Map of confirmed and probable cases by DHB (PDF, 282 KB).

Total cases in hospital by DHB

DHBNumber of casesChange in last 24 hours
Auckland1696
Bay of Plenty39-1
Canterbury13516
Capital and Coast863
Counties Manukau950
Hawke’s Bay350
Hutt Valley211
Lakes131
MidCentral280
Nelson Marlborough480
Northland243
South Canterbury111
Southern2022
Tair?whiti10
Taranaki140
Waikato1667
Wairarapa80
Waitemata1765
West Coast50
Whanganui70
Total1,28344

Note: Four of the 12 in hospital are in ICU.

Epidemic Curve

Total Cases by Age and Gender

Ethnicity percentages of all cases

Transmission

This information refers to the 1,210 confirmed and probable cases as at 9.00 am 9 April 2020.

Transmission type % of cases
Overseas40%
Contact with known case44%
Community transmission2%
Source under investigation14%

Source: ESR EpiSurv extract as at 09:00 10 April 2020

Lab testing and capacity

Lab TestingTestsDate
Total tested yesterday4,5209 April 2020
7-day rolling average3,7003 April to 9 April 2020
Total tested to date55,68522 January to 9 April 2020
Supplies in stock51,11910 April 2020

Source: Lab update as at 09:00 10 April 2020

For a detailed break down of ethnicity and DHB region testing see Testing by region.

COVID-19 – tests by day and cumulative

DateTests per DayTotal Tests (Cumulative)
22 Jan – 8-Mar 300
9-Mar12312
10-Mar89401
11-Mar83484
12-Mar31515
13-Mar35550
14-Mar34584
15-Mar142726
16-Mar3251051
17-Mar6591710
18-Mar12092919
19-Mar12914210
20-Mar15545764
21-Mar11766940
22-Mar12568196
23-Mar10509246
24-Mar154410790
25-Mar259213382
26-Mar211715499
27-Mar206717566
28-Mar180919375
29-Mar91820293
30-Mar139121684
31-Mar209323777
1-Apr256226339
2-Apr344629785
3-Apr363133416
4-Apr309336509
5-Apr370940218
6-Apr290843126
7-Apr404947175
8-Apr399051165
9-Apr452055685

Note: Two sets of cumulative test data have been reconciled to give cumulative total from 22 January 2020 when testing began.

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