Number of ACC claims for Covid-19 vaccine injuries to date

DG made this Official Information request to Accident Compensation Corporation

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From: DG

Dear Accident Compensation Corporation,

Please can you tell me:

1) At the time of replying to this request, how many ACC claims have been submitted nationwide in New Zealand for injuries for Covid-19 vaccines since March 2020?
2) Can i please see this data phased by month?

Yours faithfully,


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Kia ora DG,
Thank you for your email of 27 January 2022.  You can find the information
relating to Covid-19 vaccinations on our website here [1]Covid 19 data
release for January. This data is updated each month, and was extracted on
12 January 2022 and includes claims lodged between 18 February 2021, when
New Zealand began Covid vaccinations, and 8 January 2022. 
There is also datasets published on [2]  here [3]Vaccine
Injury compensation - Dataset - - discover and use data.
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