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Coronavirus: Latest on the COVID-19 community outbreak – Monday, March 28

1:15 pm – Vaccinations in New Zealand

  • Vaccines administered to date: 4,025,410 first dose; 3,973,812 second dose; 34,213 third primary dose; 2,575,127 Booster Doses: 258,487 Pediatric First Dose and 71,798 Pediatric Second Dose
  • Vaccines administered yesterday: 31 first dose; 87 second dose; 1 third of the primary dose; 1,101 booster doses; 113 Pediatric First Dose and 2,756 Pediatric Second Dose

people vaccinated

  • All races (percentage of eligible people aged 12+): 4,054,901 first dose (96.3%); 4,002,146 second dose (95.1%), increased to 2,573,691 (72.7%) of those eligible
  • Māori (percentage of eligible people aged 12+): 520,238 first dose (91.1%); 502,571 second dose (88%), 228,093 extended (57.8%) of those eligible
  • Pacific people (percentage of eligible people aged 12+): 281,496 first dose (98.2%); 276,320 Second Dose (96.4%), 135,930 Boosted (59.3% of those eligible)
  • All ethnic groups 5 to 11 years old: 256,834 first dose (53.9%); 70,223 second dose (14.7%)
  • Children 5 to 11 years old – Māori: 40,234 first dose (34.8%); 7,791 second dose (6.7%)
  • Children 5 to 11 years old – Pacific people: 23,226 first dose (47%); 3,742 second dose (7.6%)

Note that the number of “vaccinated people” differs slightly from “vaccine administered” because it includes those who have been vaccinated overseas.

Vaccination rate for all DHB*

  • Northland DHB: first dose (90.1%); second dose (87.9%); Enhanced (69.4%)
  • Auckland Metro DHB: first dose (97.2%); second dose (96.1%); enhanced (71.1%)
  • Waikato DHB: 1st dose (95.1%); second dose (93.5%); enhanced (68.3%)
  • Gulf of Plenty of DHB: 1st dose (95%); second dose (93.3%); Enhanced (68.1%)
  • DHB lakes: first dose (93.3%); second dose (91.4%); enhanced (68.5%)
  • Midcentral DHB: first dose (96.5%); second dose (95.2%); Enhanced (74.1%)
  • Tairāwiti DHB: first dose (93.2%); second dose (90.9%); enhanced (68.5%)
  • Wanganui DHB: 1st dose (91.9%); second dose (90.3%); enhanced (73.5%)
  • Hawkes Bay DHB: 1st dose (97.1%); second dose (95.4%); enhanced (72.1%)
  • Taranaki DHB: 1st dose (94.6%); second dose (93.2%); enhanced (70.1%)
  • Vairarapa DHB: 1st dose (96.4%); second dose (94.9%); enhanced (74.8%)
  • Capital and Coast DHB: first dose (98.6%); second dose (97.8%); Enhanced (81.1%)
  • Hutt Valley DHB: 1st dose (96.6%); second dose (95.6%); enhanced (76.9%)
  • Nelson Marlborough DHB: first dose (96.5%); second dose (95.2%); enhanced (75.5%)
  • West Coast DHB: first dose (92.6%); second dose (91.1%); enhanced (73.2%)
  • Canterbury DHB: 1st dose (99.7%); second dose (98.7%); Enhanced (75.8%)
  • South Canterbury DHB: 1st dose (94.9%); second dose (93.8%); Enhanced (76.3%)
  • Southern DHB: 1st dose (98.1%); second dose (97%); enhanced (74.8%)

*Partial and second dose percentages are for those 12+. Boosted percentages are for 18+ who became eligible after 3 months of taking their second dose

Percentages are based on 2020 HSU data – a health-specific population denominator. As the population varies over time, the coverage rate can exceed 100%.

admitted to hospital

  • Cases in hospital: Total number 861: Northland: 32; North Coast: 141; Middlemore: 188; Auckland: 144; Waikato: 77; Bay of Plenty: 40; Lakes: 8; Tiraviti: 3, Hawkes Bay: 43; Taranaki: 14; Wanganui: 5; middle middle: 23; Hut Valley: 17; Capital and Coast: 31; wairarpa: 1; Nelson Marlborough: 11; Canterbury: 53; South Canterbury: 4; West Coast: 2; Southern: 24
  • Median age at current hospitalization: 59
  • Cases in ICU or HDU: 21
  • Current immunization status in hospitals (Northern Region only, excluding emergency departments): not vaccinated or not eligible (89 cases/19%); partially immunized <7 days from the second dose or has received only one dose (13 cases/3%); double vaccination (149 cases/32%) at least 7 days before being reported as a case; booster (181 cases/39%) received at least 7 days before being reported as a case; Unknown (38 cases / 8%)

Statistics show that less than 3% of people 12 years of age and older in the Northern Territory have had no vaccine, compared with those aged 12 and over who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in Northland and Auckland hospitals. In the U.S. for whom we have immunization status recorded, 15% have received no vaccine dose and are over-represented in our hospitalization figures by five times.

cases

  • Seven-day rolling average of community cases: 16,102
  • Seven-day rolling average (last week on Monday (21 March): 17,124
  • Number of new community cases: 12,882
  • Number of new community cases (PCR): 171
  • Number of new community cases (RAT): 12,711
  • Location of new community cases (PCR and RAT): Northland (445), Auckland (2,300), Waikato (1,215), Bay of Plenty (662), Lake (360), Hawkes Bay (701), Midcentral (728), Wanganui (291), Taranaki (544), Tairavity (179), Wairarapa (176), Capital and Coast (918), Hut Valley (498), Nelson Marlborough (506), Canterbury (2,119), South Canterbury (235), South (968), West Coast (32); unknown (5)
  • Number of new cases identified at the border: 52
  • Number of active community cases (total): 112,701 (cases identified in the last 7 days and not yet classified as recovered)
  • Confirmed cases (total): 609,327

Please note, the Ministry of Health’s daily reported cases may differ slightly from cases reported at the DHB or local public health unit level. This is due to different reporting cut-off times and assignment of cases between regions, for example when a case is tested outside their normal area of ​​residence. The total number reported to WHO will always be the formal daily case tally.

testing

  • Total number of PCR tests (last 24 hours): 1,479
  • Total No. of Rapid Antigen Tests Reported (Last 24 Hours): 22,873
  • PCR test rolling average (last 7 days): 2,668
  • Number of Rapid Antigen Tests dispatched (last 7 days till 28/03/22): 13.4 million
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