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

Publish Date
Tuesday, 12 May 2020, 1:05PM

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 1,398 - up 12 on yesterday's number.

This means 93 per cent of all confirmed and probable cases are now recovered.

The country starts to move to alert level 2 from Thursday with cafes and malls allowed to open. Schools can resume from Monday.