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  • 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.

Speaker:

  • Dr Ashley Bloomfield, Director-General of Health

Ministry of Health Update:

  • Another four deaths, 1 in Wellington and 3 Rosewood cluster members
  • Total of 9 deaths now
  • The man in Wellington was admitted on 22 March and had been unwell for some time.
  • All new arrivals at aged care goes into isolation for 14 days
  • 17 new cases, 8 confirmed and 9 probable
  • 628 recovered
  • 1366 total cases
  • 15 in hospital, 3 in ICU, 1 in critical condition
  • 15 significant clusters, Matamata 71, Bluff 86 cases, Marist 85, Aged Residential Care facility in Auckland 10
  • 2% are confirmed as community transmission
  • 1572 tests processed
  • 64,399 total tests
  • Bloomfield is claiming we are “past the peak”. Seems rather risky to claim that.
  • Private function in Auckland was a stag party

Yesterday’s details.

  • Another death, Man in his 80s, Rosewood cluster member, total of 5 deaths now
  • 19 new cases, 15 confirmed and 4 probable
  • 546 recovered
  • 1349 total cases
  • 15 in hospital, 4 in ICU, 1 in critical condition
  • 15 significant clusters, Matamata 71, Bluff 86 cases, Marist 85, Aged Residential Car facility in Auckland 10
  • 2% are confirmed as community transmission
  • 1660 tests processed
  • 62,827 total tests

Logarithmic Chart

COVID-19 – current cases

Total to dateNew in last 24 hours
Number of confirmed cases in New Zealand1,0728
Number of probable cases2949
Number of confirmed and probable cases1,36617
Number of cases in hospital150
Number of recovered cases62882
Number of deaths94

Note: The number of confirmed and probable cases reported in the last 24 hours includes cases which were entered on an earlier date as ‘under investigation’ or ‘suspected’ whose status has now been changed to confirmed or probable.

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
Auckland4
Canterbury1
Counties Manukau (Middlemore)1
Nelson Marlborough1
South Canterbury1
Southern1
Waikato4
Waitemata2
Total15

Note:Three of the 15 in hospital are in ICU as at 8.30 am 14 April 2020.

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
Auckland1804
Bay of Plenty410
Canterbury1393
Capital and Coast880
Counties Manukau1032
Hawke’s Bay410
Hutt Valley20-2
Lakes160
MidCentral280
Nelson Marlborough480
Northland261
South Canterbury121
Southern2101
Tair?whiti32
Taranaki140
Waikato1770
Wairarapa80
Waitemata2005
West Coast50
Whanganui70
Total1,36617

Epidemic Curve

Total Cases by Age and Gender

Ethnicity percentages of all cases

Transmission

This information refers to the 1,366 confirmed and probable cases as at 9.00 am 14 April 2020.

Transmission type % of cases
Recent overseas travel39%
Contact with known case48%
Community transmission2%
Source under investigation11%

Lab testing and capacity

Lab TestingTestsDate
Total tested yesterday1,57213 April 2020
7-day rolling average3,0397 April to 13 April 2020
Total tested to date64,39922 January to 13 April 2020
Supplies in stock70,82614 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
10-Apr306158746
11-Apr242161167
12-Apr166062827
13-Apr157264399

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

The BFD Staff

A contribution from The BFD staff.