Coronavirus: New Zealand has 13 new cases of Covid-19 and three people in ICU

Publish Date
Saturday, 18 April 2020, 1:25PM

Today New Zealand has 13 new cases of Covid-19 - bringing the total number of cases in New Zealand to 1,422, the Ministry of Health confrimed.

There are 8 new confirmed cases and 5 probable cases today.

There are no further deaths to report today.

There are 20 people in hospital, including three in ICU. Two of these patients are in critical condition.

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The number of people who have recovered from Covid-19 us up to 867 - up 51 on yesterday's number.

For the tenth day in a row, more people have recovered from coronavirus than have tested positive.

On Tuesday, New Zealand had its deadliest day with four people dying from the virus.

Three were from the Rosewood rest home cluster and a man in his 70s died in Wellington.