There have been 44 new cases of Covid-19 reported in the community today, including three in Waikato, the Ministry of Health has reported.

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In a statement the ministry said 12 of the new cases are yet to be linked to earlier cases.

Yesterday, there were 29 new cases in the community. Five of those were in Waikato.

There have now been 25 cases in Waikato in the current outbreak.