Covid: 1214 new southern cases

There have been 12,202 new cases of Covid-19 reported in New Zealand in the past week and a further 25 deaths from the coronavirus.

Of the new cases, 5149 were re-infections.

1214 new cases were reported in the southern region.

There were also 220 people in hospital with Covid-19 as of midnight on Sunday, with nine cases in ICU.

The seven-day moving average of cases was 1739.

Last week, 11,258 new cases were reported and 76 other deaths attributed to Covid-19.