WELLINGTON, June 28 (Xinhua) -- New Zealand recorded 8,028 community cases of COVID-19 and 16 more deaths on Tuesday, the Ministry of Health said in a statement.
Among the new community infections, 2,584 cases were reported in the largest city Auckland, the ministry said.
In addition, 94 new cases of COVID-19 were detected at the New Zealand border.
Currently, 383 patients are being treated in hospitals due to COVID-19, including seven in intensive care units or high dependency units.
New Zealand has reported 1,315,327 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic hit the country in early 2020.