NZ Covid Stats Weekly Update: Fifth Wave – Week Ten – Case/Hospital & ICU Admissions/Deaths by Vaccination Status: 9 – 15 January 2024

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Highlights: They’re still calling it the Fifth Wave. It’s still smashing the Boosted.

This week’s update is for the FORTNIGHT since the last update.

  • New Boosted cohort infection rate 15.94x the per-capita rate of the Unvaccinated cohort, down from 16.09x last week.
  • New Boosted hospitalisations for Covid 2.89x the per-capita rate of the Unvaccinated cohort, down from 4.90x last week.
  • New Boosted deaths were 4.25x the per-capita rate of the Not Fully Vaccinated (0/1 dose) cohort, up from 2.66x last week.

Cases

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

Hospitalisations

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

ICU

New ICU Admissions This Week

Deaths

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: (618) 111x 0-59, 66x 60s, 127x 70s, 182x 80s, 132x 90s

Fully Vaccinated: (681) 135x 0-59, 94x 60s, 141x 70s, 190x 80s, 121x 90s

Boosted: (4,075) 208x 0-59, 315x 60s, 847x 70s, 1572x 80s, 1133x 90+

New Deaths With Covid within 28 days this week

32 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, 1x 70s, 1x 80s

Fully Vaccinated: (2) 2x 80s

Boosted: (32) 2x <60s, 1x 60s, 9x 70s, 11x 80s, 9x 90+

Vaccination Group Charts

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