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Cases of COVID-19 in the Bay of Plenty

19 May 2022

There are 291 new community cases reported today for the Bay of Plenty.

There are 291 new community cases reported today for the Bay of Plenty, with 10 people in hospital.

Nationally, 9091 community cases have been reported with 411 people in hospital and 12 in ICU.

Sadly, 5 deaths have been reported today – including one from the Bay of Plenty.

The others were from Wellington (1) and Southern (3).

The total number of deaths is 1022, and the 7-day rolling average for deaths is 16.

Today’s seven-day rolling average of community case numbers is 7981, compared with last Wednesday’s 7533.

Stay home and avoid others if you’re unwell, isolating or awaiting results of a COVID-19 test.

Wearing a mask halves the risk of spread of COVID-19 and is encouraged in settings where social distancing isn’t practical.

You must also wear a face mask on flights and public transport, and in taxi and ride-share services — unless you are exempt.