Today the Ministry of Health released the latest confirmed Covid-19 case numbers for the Southern DHB area.
There are now 42 confirmed cases in Clutha/Southland, up five from yesterday.
New cases compared to yesterday are Invercargill up five (27), one in Clutha (5) no changes for Gore (1) and Southland up two (9) bringing the total of confirmed cases in Clutha/Gore/Invercargill/Southland to (42). Both clusters Bluff/Southland up three (58) and Queenstown up zero (32). See more about clusters below.
The total number of cases in New Zealand is 1039, with 89 new cases confirmed today (Sunday 5th April)
Significant clusters in New Zealand
|Clusters under investigation||Location||Total to date||New in last 24 hours|
|Group travel to US||Wellington||16||3|
|Cruise ship||Hawke’s Bay||16||0|
|Group travel overseas||Auckland||12||-1 *|
The Ministry of Health is now only publicly reporting clusters with 10 or more cases. All clusters are being investigated by public health officials. These figures include confirmed and probable cases. We are working to provide appropriate information on clusters.
* Decrease in number of clusters is due to probable cases being reclassified as not a case.