At the same time, an increase in illnesses like colds and the flu is also putting pressure on hospitals and local health care providers. University of Canterbury epidemiologist Professor Michael Plank said it was possible New Zealand was near the start of a second wave and reported case numbers could increase in the coming weeks. Michael Plank is a professor at the University of Canterbury's School of Mathematics and Statistics and principal investigator at Te Pūnaha Matatini. There were 8028 community cases of the virus reported yesterday and 383 cases in hospital, including seven in intensive care. Photo / Michael Craig"The last three weeks, there has been a lot of pressure on the health system.
Source: New Zealand Herald June 28, 2022 23:06 UTC