COVID-19 - current cases

Information about confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand.

Last updated 1:00 pm, 6 April 2020.

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Summary

As at 9am, 6 April 2020
  Total to date New in last 24 hours
Number of confirmed cases in New Zealand 911 39
Number of probable cases 195 28
Number of confirmed and probable cases 1,106 67
Number of cases in hospital 13  
Number of recovered cases 176 20
Number of deaths 1  

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Total cases by DHB

As at 9.00 am, 6 April 2020

Total cases of COVID-19 by DHB

 

Map showing number of cases by DHB - see data table following.

Total cases by DHB, as at 9.00 am, 6 April 2020
DHB Number of cases Change in last 24 hours
Auckland 147 10
Bay of Plenty 32 1
Canterbury 92 6
Capital and Coast 80 0
Counties Manukau 81 4
Hawke's Bay 33 4
Hutt Valley 19 1
Lakes 12 0
MidCentral 27 5
Nelson Marlborough 40 5
Northland 17 1
South Canterbury 10 0
Southern 177 17
Tairāwhiti 1 0
Taranaki 14 0
Waikato 147 1
Wairarapa 8 0
Waitemata 157 12
West Coast 4 0
Whanganui 8 0
Total 1106 67

Total cases in hospital by DHB

As at 9.00 am, 6 April 2020
DHB Total cases
Auckland 1
Bay of Plenty (Tauranga) 1
Capital & Coast (Wellington) 3
Counties Manukau (Middlemore) 1
Southern (Invercargill) 1
Tairāwhiti 1
Taranaki 1
Waikato 2
Waitemata 2
Total 13

Note: Three of the 13 in hospital are in ICU.

Epidemic curve

Total confirmed and probable cases over time
Total confirmed and probable cases over time, as at 9.00 am, 6 April 2020

 

New confirmed and probable cases over time
New confirmed and probable cases over time, as at 9.00 am, 6 April 2020

Total cases by age and gender

Total cases of COVID-19 in NZ by age
Total cases by age as at 9.00 am, 6 April 2020

 

Total cases of COVID-19 by sex
Total cases by gender as at 9.00 am, 6 April 2020

Total cases by ethnicity

COVID-19 cases by ethnicity
Total cases by ethnicity as at 9.00 am, 6 April 2020

Transmission

This information refers to the 1,106 confirmed and probable cases as at 9.00 am 6 April 2020.

Transmission type  % of cases
Recent overseas travel 43%
Contact with known case 38%
Community transmission 2%
Source under investigation 17%

Source: ESR EpiSurv extract as at 09:00 6 April 2020

Lab testing

Lab testing for COVID-19 as at 9.00 am 6 April
Lab Testing Tests Date
Total tested yesterday 3,709 5 April 2020
7-day rolling average 2,846 30 March to 5 April 2020
Total tested to date 39,918 9 March to 5 April 2020
Supplies in stock 44,571 6 April 2020

Source: ESR EpiSurv extract as at 09:00 6 April 2020.

Note: 1 new laboratory – Pathlab Tauranga - started testing on 4 April 2020.

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