3 new cases of COVID-19 reported in managed isolation

3 new cases of COVID-19 reported in managed isolation

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There are 3 new cases of COVID-19 to report today in managed isolation. There are no new cases reported in the community.

Two of the three cases are active, while the third is a historical case.

The first case arrived on December 7. The Ministry has said that the country of origin is not yet identified. They tested positive for COVID-19 on arriving and was transferred to Auckland’s quarantine facility.


The second case arrived on December 3 from the United Kingdom via the United Arab Emirates. They tested positive for COVID-19 during routine day 3 testing. They were transferred to Auckland’s quarantine facility.

The historical case arrived in New Zealand on December 2 from the United Kington via Singapore — further testing positive at around routine day 3 testing, a further investigation linked and indicated that this was a historical case, who has now recovered. This person is currently in a Christchurch quarantine facility. 

There are 2 previously reported cases that have now been classed as recovered from COVID-19. The total number of active COVID-19 cases is now 55. 

The total confirmed COVID-19 cases are now at 1,732. 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 6,397 tests for COVID-19 which brings the total number of tests that have been completed to date to 1,321,598.

There are now 2,396,500 users registered on NZ COVID Tracer app.

The app has recorded a total of 135,441,911 poster scans. There have also been 5,449,443 manual diary entries recorded so far.

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