There are 2035 new community cases of Covid-19 and 273 people in hospital with the virus, the Ministry of Health says.
Of those, three people are currently in intensive care.
The ministry also reported 12 new deaths on Tuesday, including one person in their 20s.
This appears to be third person in their 20s who has died because of Covid-19; there have been more than 300,000 cases in that age group in New Zealand.
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There are now a total of 1933 deaths confirmed as attributable to Covid-19, either as the underlying cause of death or as a contributing factor.
The regional breakdown of cases in hospital is: Northland: 3; Waitematā: 40; Counties Manukau: 33; Auckland: 49; Waikato: 37; Bay of Plenty: 5; Lakes: 5; Hawke’s Bay: 1; MidCentral: 7; Whanganui: 2; Taranaki: 3; Tairawhiti: 1; Wairarapa: 3; Capital & Coast: 11; Hutt Valley: 13; Nelson Marlborough: 2; Canterbury: 38; West Coast: 1; South Canterbury: 11; Southern: 8.
The seven-day rolling average of community case numbers is 1719. Last Tuesday, it was 2251.
On Monday, the ministry reported 1296 new community cases.
There were 257 people in hospital with the virus, including four in intensive care.
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