Nigel Te Hiko has died in Waikato Hospital, almost two weeks after his brother Alan died in Auckland from the virus.
One man has died from COVID-19 in Waikato Hospital and there is one new imported case in managed isolation today.
She arrived from Dubai on September 9, and is related to the three new cases reported on Tuesday.
We are today reporting the death of a man who had COVID-19.
There is one new Covid case at the border in New Zealand, director general of health Ashley Bloomfield says.
The Director-General of Health says he and other officials are growing increasingly confident they've been able to ring-fence the Auckland cluster.
"The man's whanau has asked us to tell the country that coronavirus is so real and to be vigilant and cautious".
There have now been 25 COVID-19 related deaths in New Zealand.
Dr Bloomfield says a clinical review will be undertaken to assess the nature of the worker's interaction with the community case, and their use of personal protective equipment (PPE).
Our thoughts are with this man's family and friends during this hard time as they mourn the loss of their loved one.
Three people are in hospital as a result of COVID-19 infection, two of whom are in intensive care at North Shore and Middlemore Hospitals.
There are 57 people linked to the community cluster who remain in the Auckland quarantine facility, which includes 27 people who have tested positive for COVID-19 and their household contacts.
With today's new case and four additional recovered cases, our total number of active cases is 79.
The epidemiological link is to a community case at a quarantine facility whose condition required assessment and subsequent hospitalisation, Dr Bloomfield said.
Since the first case was identified in the Auckland cluster, contact tracing teams have identified 4139 close contacts of cases, of which 4046 have been contacted and are self-isolating, says Bloomfield.
By analyzing the non-identifiable electronic health records of millions of patients from 360 hospitals across the United States, the research team revealed that while individuals with an SUD constituted 10.3 percent of the total study population, they represented 15.6 percent of the Covid-19 cases.
Yesterday, laboratories processed 4402 tests, bringing the total number of tests completed to date to 872,444.
All close and casual contacts from the gym whose test results have been returned have tested negative.
Mr Te Hiko died in Waikato Hospital on Tuesday after a three-week battle in intensive care just a fortnight after his brother, Alan, died from contracting the virus.
Eighty of them have returned a negative test.