NZ Covid Stats Weekly Update: Fifth Wave – Week Six – Case/Hospital & ICU Admissions/Deaths by Vaccination Status: 12 – 18 December 2023

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Highlights: ZERO Unvaccinated ICU admissions or deaths for this week.

  • New Boosted cohort infection rate 17.46x the per-capita rate of the Unvaccinated cohort, up from 15.06x last week.
  • New Boosted hospitalisations for Covid 4.25x the per-capita rate of the Unvaccinated cohort up from 6.29x last week.
  • New Boosted ICU Admissions for Covid – 7, Unvaccinated, 0.
  • New Boosted deaths were 2.63x the per-capita rate of the Not Fully Vaccinated (0/1 dose) cohort 2 weeks ago. This week there were ZERO unvaccinated deaths and 25 Boosted deaths.


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

There were ZERO Unvaccinated ICU admissions, 7 Boosted, and 1 Fully Vaccinated last 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: (603) 109x 0-59, 65x 60s, 123x 70s, 176x 80s, 130x 90s

Fully Vaccinated: (669) 134x 0-59, 94x 60s, 138x 70s, 183x 80s, 120x 90s

Boosted: (3,934) 196x 0-59, 302x 60s, 812x 70s, 1524x 80s, 1100x 90+

New Deaths With Covid within 28 days this week

25 Boosted deaths. 2 Fully Vaccinated, 0 Not FUlly Vaccinated.

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

Unvaccinated/Partially Vaccinated: (0)

Fully Vaccinated: (2) 2x 70s

Boosted: (25) 1x <60s, 1x 60s, 5x 70s, 9x 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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