Cases of COVID-19 in the Bay of Plenty
03 October 2022
There were 467 new cases of COVID-19 reported in the Bay of Plenty during the past week.
Nationally, an average of 1,422 new cases were reported each day for the past week. As of midnight last night, 111 people were in hospital across the motu, with 7 in ICU.
Sadly, 33 deaths have been reported during the past week – including 2 from the Bay of Plenty.
The others were reported from Auckland (13), Waikato (2), Lakes (1), Hawke’s Bay (1), Taranaki (2), MidCentral (2), Wellington (1), Canterbury (6), South Canterbury (1) and Southern (2).
Their ages ranged from their 40s to over 90.
The total number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic is 2,038 – including 101 in the Bay of Plenty.
The Ministry of Health is now reporting data on a weekly basis, instead of daily.