New Zealand logs 7,627 new COVID-19 community cases-Xinhua

New Zealand logs 7,627 new COVID-19 community cases

Source: Xinhua| 2022-07-28 11:51:31|Editor: huaxia

WELLINGTON, July 28 (Xinhua) -- New Zealand recorded 7,627 new community cases of COVID-19, the Ministry of Health said on Thursday.

There are now a total of 1,455 deaths confirmed as attributable to COVID-19, either as the underlying cause of death or as a contributing factor since the pandemic began in New Zealand, it said.

A total of 312 COVID-19 cases have recently traveled overseas, it added.

Currently, 827 COVID-19 patients are being treated in hospitals, including 24 in intensive care units or high dependency units.

New Zealand has reported 1,585,215 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic hit the country in early 2020.

The country is currently under the orange settings of the COVID-19 Protection Framework, where there is no limit for gatherings.