NZ Covid Stats Weekly Update: Fifth Wave – Week Seven – Case/Hospital & ICU Admissions/Deaths by Vaccination Status: 19 – 25 December 2023

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  • New Boosted cohort infection rate 18.51x the per-capita rate of the Unvaccinated cohort, up from 17.46x last week.
  • New Boosted hospitalisations for Covid 4.19x the per-capita rate of the Unvaccinated cohort down from 4.25x last week.
  • New Boosted ICU Admissions for Covid – 2, Unvaccinated, 40.
  • New Boosted deaths were 5.3x the per-capita rate of the Not Fully Vaccinated (0/1 dose) cohort.


Overall Cases since First Recorded Case

For the No Dose group, the first case is from March 2020.

For the Boosted Group, the first case is from December 2021.

New Cases This Week


Overall Hospitalisations

As with cases, the 0 dose cohort has taken almost 4 years to make this number. Boosted, around two.

New Hospitalisations for Covid This Week


New ICU Admissions This Week


Overall Deaths With Covid within 28 days of death

First reported NFV death – March 2020.

First reported Boosted death – March 2022

The distribution of the overall “with Covid” deaths by age and vaccination status:

Not Fully Vaccinated: (606) 110x 0-59, 65x 60s, 123x 70s, 178x 80s, 130x 90s

Fully Vaccinated: (671) 135x 0-59, 94x 60s, 138x 70s, 184x 80s, 120x 90s

Boosted: (3,974) 200x 0-59, 305x 60s, 823x 70s, 1537x 80s, 1109x 90+

New Deaths With Covid within 28 days this week

40 Boosted deaths. 2 Fully Vaccinated, 3 Not Fully Vaccinated.

The distribution of the week’s deaths by age and vaccination status:

Unvaccinated/Partially Vaccinated: (3) 1x <60s, 2x 80s

Fully Vaccinated: (2) 1x <60s, 1x 80s

Boosted: (40) 4x <60s, 3x 60s, 11x 70s, 13x 80s, 9x 90+

Vaccination Group Charts

Vaccine Cohort Data

Vaccine Cohort data is as per update on 1 December 2023 (as the per-100k graphs are based on the CURRENT Vaccination Cohort numbers, the Overall graphs will not be precise. The “New This Week” graphs are as accurate as they can possibly be).

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