New Zealand logs 3,387 new COVID-19 community cases-Xinhua

New Zealand logs 3,387 new COVID-19 community cases

Source: Xinhua| 2022-08-15 11:13:15|Editor: huaxia

WELLINGTON, Aug. 15 (Xinhua) -- New Zealand recorded 3,387 new community cases of COVID-19 and 12 more deaths from the pandemic, the country's Ministry of Health said on Monday.

New Zealand has reported 1,676,638 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 1,750 confirmed deaths attributable to the disease since the pandemic hit the country in early 2020, the health ministry said.

Currently, 536 COVID-19 patients are being treated in hospitals in the country, including 13 in intensive care units or high dependency units, showed official data.

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