Hawke's Bay has four new cases of Covid-19.

This brings the region's total to 10 confirmed.

New Zealand has another 85 new coronavirus cases today and one patient is now on a ventilator in a hospital intensive care unit.

There are 76 new confirmed and nine probable cases across the country.

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There are eight people in hospital nationally - one of these patients was in intensive care, Director-General of Health Ashley Bloomfield told reporters.

The patient was in Nelson hospital and on a ventilator after their condition deteriorated in the past 24 hours.