Community, Health

Marlborough Covid-19 cases rise by two

A Covid-19 sign at Wairau Hospital. Photo: Matt Brown.

Two women in Marlborough have been diagnosed with Covid-19, with one case confirmed and the other probable.

A spokeswoman from Nelson Marlborough Health revealed a female in her 40s has been confirmed as having the virus while a woman in her 60s look likely to have it too.

“One new probable and one new confirmed case were announced on 4 April by the Ministry of Health for the Nelson Marlborough region,” she says.

This brings the total number of confirmed cases in Marlborough to 13, including two probable cases.

Nelson has 17 confirmed cases and two likely.

Across both Nelson and Marlborough, 31 cases are in isolation at home while one case in Nelson hospital in a stable condition.

All cases are believed to be related to travel.

The Ministry of Health today revealed there are 950 cases in New Zealand, with 82 new cases confirmed today.

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