April 22, 2020
Rest home COVID cluster claims another life
Another of the residents of Christchurch’s Rosewood Aged Care Home has died in Burwood Hospital of COVID-19.
The woman in her 80s with underlying conditions was the eighth person in the Rosewood cluster to die of the virus, bringing the total number of deaths in New Zealand to 14.
There were 6 new cases reported today.
Director-General of Health Ashley Bloomfield says 3 were connected to overseas travel, being people repatriated from a cruise ship and 3 were from known clusters.
That brings the new combined total of confirmed and probable cases to 1451.
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