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There are 3 new cases of COVID-19 to report today in managed isolation. There are no new cases in the community.
Of today’s new cases, the first person arrived on 23 November from Germany via Singapore. They tested positive at routine day 3 testing. Further testing that the Ministry has done indicated that this case was historical, but it was not reported overseas so it is included in New Zealand’s totals.
The second person arrived on 23 November from the United States of America. This person tested positive at day 6 due to a person in their bubble that tested positive at day 3. This is the same person that was reported in the same bubble as two people reported yesterday.
One person arrived on 26 November from South Africa and tested positive for COVID-19 at around day 3 of testing.
There is 3 previously reported case that has now been classed as recovered from COVID-19. The total number of active COVID-19 cases is 72.
The total confirmed COVID-19 cases are now at 1,703. This is the number that the Ministry of Health reports to the World Health Organisation.
There is no one in the hospital with COVID-19 in New Zealand.
Laboratories yesterday processed 3,165 tests for COVID-19 which brings the total number of tests that have been completed to date to 1,278,690.
There are now 2,389,500 users registered on NZ COVID Tracer app.
The app has recorded a total of 130,462,564 poster scans. There have also been 5,278,028 manual diary entries recorded so far.