Coronavirus: New Zealand has no new cases of COVID-19 again today

Publish Date
Wednesday, 13 May 2020, 1:06PM

Today New Zealand has no new cases of COVID-19 - leaving the total number of cases in New Zealand at 1,497, Director General of Health Ashley Bloomfield says.

The total of confirmed cases is 1,147.

There are no new deaths today.

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

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

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The number of people who have recovered from COVID-19 is up to 1,042 - up 12 on yesterday's number.

This means 94 per cent of all confirmed and probable cases are now recovered.

This evening at 11.59pm, New Zealand will move into alert level 2, with cafes and malls allowed to open. Schools can resume from Monday.