- Publish Date
- Saturday, 25 April 2020, 1:21PM
Sadly, New Zealand has had another coronavirus-related death.
The death is a woman in her 70s in Waitakere hospital.
She had been transferred from CHT St Margarets Hospital and Rest Home.
Waitakere hospital staff were able to support daily visits by a family member in the days prior to her passing.
This brings the death toll to 18, including 10 from the Rosewood cluster.
Today New Zealand has 5 new cases of COVID-19 - bringing the total number of cases in New Zealand to 1,456, reports the Ministry of Health.
There are 7 people in hospital, including one in ICU in Middlemore Hospital.
The number of people who have recovered from COVID-19 is up to 1,118 - up 23 on yesterday's number.
On Monday at 11.59pm, the country will be lifted out of lockdown and move into alert level 3.