On the 27th of January 2022 the Ministry of Health media release did not include the vaccination status of those in hospital despite this having been a standard format for quite a while.

** On the 26th January 2022 it was reported that all those in hospital were fully vaccinated

MOH Media releases

11/11/21

Cases in hospital: 84 inpatients (up from 81 yesterday): North Shore (24); Waitakere (1); Middlemore (28); Auckland (30); Whangarei (1)

  • Vaccination status of current hospitalised cases: Unvaccinated or not eligible (46 cases / 56%); partially vaccinated<14 days (10 cases / 12%) partially vaccinated >14 days (14 cases / 17 %); fully vaccinated <14 days (2 cases / 2%) fully vaccinated >14 days (8 cases / 10%); unknown (3 cases / 4%)
  • Average age of current hospitalisations: 52
  • Cases in ICU or HDU: 10

25/12/21

Cases in hospital: 57; North Shore: 10; Auckland: 25; Middlemore: 19; Northland 1; Waikato: 2

  • Vaccination status of current hospitalisations (Northern Region wards only, excluding those in ED): Unvaccinated or not eligible (28 cases / 55%); partially immunised <7 days from second dose or have only received one dose (6 cases / 12%); fully vaccinated at least 7 days before being reported as a case (11 cases / 21%); unknown (6 cases / 12%)
  • Average age of current hospitalisations: 49
  • Cases in ICU or HDU: 7 (1 in North Shore; 2 in Auckland; 3 in Middlemore, 1 in Northland)

7/1/22

Cases in hospital: 37; North Shore: 4; Auckland: 14; Middlemore: 13, Tauranga: 5; Waikato: 1

Vaccination status of current hospitalisations (Northern Region wards only): Unvaccinated or not eligible (11 cases / 37.9%); partially immunised <7 days from second dose or have only received one dose (7 cases / 24.1%); fully vaccinated at least 7 days before being reported as a case (10 cases / 34.5%); 1 unknown (3.4%).

22/1/22

Cases in hospital: 8; North Shore: 4; Auckland: 3; Middlemore: 1.

  • Vaccination status of current hospitalisations (Northern Region wards only): Unvaccinated or not eligible (0 cases / 0%); partially immunised <7 days from second dose or have only received one dose (1 case / 13%); fully vaccinated at least 7 days before being reported as a case (7 cases / 87%); unknown (0 cases / 0%).
  • Average age of current hospitalisations: 63
  • Cases in ICU or HDU: Zero

25/1/22

Vaccination status of current hospitalisations (Northern Region wards only): Unvaccinated or not eligible (1 cases / 14%); partially immunised <7 days from second dose or have only received one dose (0 case / 0%); fully vaccinated at least 7 days before being reported as a case (5 cases / 71%); unknown (1 case / 14%).

26/1/022

Vaccination status of current hospitalisations (Northern Region wards only): Unvaccinated or not eligible (0 cases / 0%); partially immunised <7 days from second dose or have only received one dose (0 case / 0%); fully vaccinated at least 7 days before being reported as a case (4 cases / 100%); unknown (0 case / 0%).

27/1/22

Hospitalisations

  • Cases in hospital: 5; North Shore: 2; Auckland: 1; Middlemore: 1, Rotorua: 1,
  • Average age of current hospitalisations: 68
  • Cases in ICU or HDU: 1 (Rotorua)

**UPDATE: It appears that the MOH read The BFD as they have today published the following explanation for the change.

MOH  News 28/1/22

Hospitalisations 

  • Cases in hospital: 4; North Shore: 2; Middlemore: 1, Rotorua: 1,  
  • Average age of current hospitalisations: 66 
  • Cases in ICU or HDU: 1 (Rotorua)  

As the number of total hospitalised cases is currently below five, we have removed the vaccination status for Northern Region hospitalisations, for privacy reasons. 

Steve Brule GIF by MOODMAN
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