Coronavirus: New Zealand has no new cases of coronavirus today

Publish Date
Saturday, 16 May 2020, 1:10PM

Today New Zealand has no new cases of COVID-19 - leaving the total number of cases in New Zealand at 1,498, the Ministry of Health has announced.

The total of confirmed cases is 1,148.

There are no new deaths today.

The death toll remains at 21, including 12 from the Rosewood cluster.

There are three people in hospital, none of whom are in ICU.

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A total of 1,428 people reported as having recovered from Covid-19 - an increase of seven on yesterday.

This means 95 per cent of all confirmed and probable cases are now recovered.

New Zealand has moved into alert level 2, with cafes and malls allowed to open. Schools can resume from Monday.