Hospitalisations nationwide and in Auckland are on the rise, Newsroom reports. With 245 Covid-19 patients as of Tuesday, Middlemore has the most Covid-19 cases of any hospital. Covid-19 modellers expect hospitalisations to continue to rise over the next week, with 21,616 new cases of Covid-19 on Tuesday alone. Of those, 960 in hospital, and 22 are in ICU.