This means New Zealand’s combined total of confirmed and probable cases remains at 1,498, of which 1,148 are confirmed cases of COVID-19.
We now have 1,428 people reported as having recovered from COVID-19, an increase of seven on yesterday. This is 95% of all confirmed and probable cases.
Today there are three people receiving hospital-level care for COVID-19 – one each in Auckland, Middlemore and Waikato hospitals. None of these patients are in ICU.
We still have 16 significant clusters.
There are no additional deaths to report.
The total number of tests completed to date is 223,937, an increase of 7,150.
The total number of cases in Southern as of 16 May 2020 is 216 (confirmed and probable).
One case remains active, 214 individuals have now recovered and two are deceased.
The most recent case in the Southern district was reported on 18 April. Since then there have been no new cases in the district.